Redefining Papal Tombs: Bibliography

Hannah Ridenour


Primary Sources:

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Bernini, Domenico. The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. University Park, Pennsylvania: The

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               illustrations. New York: Dover Publications, 1971.


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Bacchi, Andrea, Catherine Hess, et al. Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture.

            Los Angeles, California: Getty Publications, 2008.

Bauer, George C. “Bernini’s ‘Pasce oves meas’ and the Entrance Wall of St. Peter’s.”

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Bernstock, Judith. “Bernini’s Memorial to Maria Raggi.” The Art Bulletin 62 (June 1980),


_______, Judith E. “Bernini’s Memorials to Ippolito Merenda and Alessandro Valtrini.”

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Fehl, Philipp P. “Bernini’s ‘Triumph of Truth over England.’” The Art Bulletin. 48 (1966):


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Lingo, Estelle. “The Evolution of Michelangelo’s Magnifici Tomb: Program versus Process

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Metzger Habel, Dorothy. “Bernini’s d’Aste Family Tombs in S. Maria in Via Lata, Rome:

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Montagu, Jennifer. Gold, Silver, and Bronze: Metal Sculpture of the Roman Baroque.

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Posèq, Avigdor W.G. “On Physiognomic Communication in Bernini.” Artibus et

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Reardon, Wendy J. The Deaths of the Popes: Comprehensive Accounts, Including Funerals,

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