Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bernini vs Borromini September 16th, 9.30 am



Bernini vs Borromini Tour

 


It was a rivalry between two men that transformed Rome into the most beautiful and modern city of 17th century Europe.



Meeting point:
Palazzo Barberini, main entrance.  
Duration: 
 Max Group Size:
Days:
September 16, 2017 
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These two really hated each other. Their names: Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini. This… is the story of their enmity!
So, let’s get to know the contenders. Understanding Baroque in a 2 hours walk!
 The two main masters of roman Baroque: Bernini's passion, art as a full theatrical lighting. Borromini's genius, the modernity of "chess master" architect.
 Their masterpieces on the Quirinale hill.


S. Andrea al Quirinale (Bernini)


S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane (Borromini)


S. Maria della Vittoria (Bernini)
Palazzo Barberini (Bernini, Borromini, Pietro da Cortona)

Practical information

Duration: 2 hours
Languages: italian / english / español / nederlands
Price: €15 per person

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