Diary of the Cavaliere Bernini's Visit to France

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dust jacket and boards. Spine of dj faded. 366 p. w/ illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. An intimate and uncommon view of an artist at the height of his craft, from a diary written down during the visit in 1665. de Chantelou himself was a wealthy collector and was assigned by Louis XIV to welcome and accompany Bernini while he was at Paris. Very good / very good. Item #16747

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