The theatrical Baroque mode was often adopted for works of art commissioned by proponents of the Counter-Reformation in Italy. Using Bernini’s design of the Cornaro Chapel with the altarpiece "Ecstasy of Saint Teresa" and Gaulli’s "Triumph of the Name of Jesus" point out the key or common features of this stylistic mode, how this stylistic mode engages the viewer, and how it conveys the spiritual message of the religious reformers.
art history - Writeacher, Friday, April 4, 2008 at 7:22am
This is clearly an assignment only you can do, but you may need to do some research first. In addition to using Google (www.google.com) for searching, you can use Google Images to see if you can find photos, including close-ups. http://images.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi