Jacques Stella Baroque Ornament and Designs
Pauls in London, and Sta. Now graphic artists can add Baroque flair to almost any graphic project with this magnificent collection of permission-free motifs. Peters in Rome, St. In the architecture of St. On his return to France, championed by... Baroque art and architecture - extravagant in concept, exuberant in spirit, elaborate in detail - flourished in seventeenth-century Europe, and through the ages has continued to stir us with its vitality and dynamism, its mood of barely suppressed passion. The seventeenth-century French artist Jacques Stella embodied the Baroque sensibility Early in his career, Stella spent seven years in Florence, working for the Medici prince Cosimo II and enjoying the acquaintance and advice of the master engraver Jacques Callot. Maria della Salute in Venice; in the works of Michelangelo, Bernini, and Rubens, the Baroque spirit lives today. He spent another ten years in Rome, where he came under the artistic influence of his friend Nicolas Poussin.