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MERAVIGLIOSE SCENE, PIACEVOLI INGANNI: GALLI BIBIENA (Marvelous Scenes, Pleasing Deceptions: The Galli Bibiena). Palazzo Comunale and Oratorio di S. Francesco, Bibbiena, 1992. Organized by Comune di Bibbiena in association with Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon et al. 176 pp. with 108 ills. (17 col.). 30 x 22 cm. LC 93-121495 In Italian.
Presents more than 80 works produced by Ferdinando (1657-1743) and Francesco Galli Bibiena (1659-1739) and other members of their renowned family, including architectural drawings, trompe l'oeil frescoes and designs for theater interiors as well as portraits and self-portraits of the architects and artists. Biographical profiles of twelve members of the family supplement five scholarly essays discussing their artistic achievements and their influence on European architecture and stage design.
Artist(s):Bibiena Family
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1600-1800 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054832
Paperbound $57.50    

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