Bernini's d'Aste family tombs in S. Maria in Via Lata, Rome: A reconstruction

Habel, Dorothy Metzger
June 1997
Art Bulletin;Jun97, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p291
Academic Journal
Reconstructs the development of the d'Aste family tombs in S. Maria, Via Lata, Rome to illustrate the evolution of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's aesthetics. Comprehensive design; Alteration during artist's own lifetime; Effect on other building campaigns during the time.


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