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Ermafrodito Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1655) was one of the greatest artists of the Italian Baroque period. He was famous both for his sculpture and his architecture. From 1527, he worked for Pope Urban XIII and then for Pope Alexander VII at St. Peter's Basilica where he designed the famous piazza (place) in front of the basilica and many of the most splendid things that are inside.

Ermafrodito Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1655) was one of the greatest artists of the Italian Baroque period. He was famous both for his sculpture and his architecture. From 1527, he worked for Pope Urban XIII and then for Pope Alexander VII at St. Peter's Basilica where he designed the famous piazza (place) in front of the basilica and many of the most splendid things that are inside.

Charity Tomb of Urban VIII - Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Charity Tomb of Urban VIII, 1634 - Gian Lorenzo Bernini - WikiArt.org

‘Charity Tomb of Urban VIII’ was created in 1634 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in Baroque style. Find more prominent pieces of sculpture at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.

St. Augustine - Gian Lorenzo Bernini

St. Augustine, c.1650 - Gian Lorenzo Bernini - WikiArt.org

‘St. Augustine’ was created in c.1650 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in Baroque style. Find more prominent pieces of sculpture at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.

Il Gesù, Rome - The decorations of the vault over the nave date back to the 17th Century. The fresco is the work of Giovanni Battista Gaulli, known as 'Baciccia'. The stucco reliefs were executed by Ercole Antonio Raggi and Leonardo Reti, following the drawings of Baciccia who wanted to effect a real continuity between painting and sculpture. by Giovanni Battista Gaulli (1672-1679)

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Shelli's Gallery :: 2011 Dec Legion of Honor Bernini's Medusa :: 2011_Dec_13th_Legion_of_Honor_03_Bernini_s_Medusa

Gianlorenzo Bernini. Pluto and Persephone

Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini Italian Baroque Era Sculptor and Painter, 1598-1680 Pluto en proserpina borghese Pluto en proserpina borghese_detail 1 Pluto en proserpina borghese_detail 2 Pluto en proserpina…

Balachino Pillars [detail] - by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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Andromeda and the Sea Monster by Domenico Guidi @ the Met    At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Domenico Guidi - Andromeda and the Sea Monster

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tomba di Santa Cecilia - Roma   the work was created by Stefano Maderno (1599)

Tomba di Santa Cecilia - Roma the work was created by Stefano Maderno (1599)

Angel with the Column (Throne), inscription "Tronus meus in columna" (My throne is upon a column), Ponte Sant'Angelo Bridge, Rome, Italy - by Antonio Raggi, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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Angel with the Column (Throne), inscription "Tronus meus in columna" (My throne is upon a column), Ponte Sant'Angelo Bridge, Rome, Italy - by Antonio Raggi, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Bernini's Tomb of Pope Alexander VII  ...The appearance of Death, who, raising a heavy pall, brandishes an hour-glass to indicate that time has passed.

Il Gesù - Stuccoes by Antonio Raggi and Leonardo Retti

Baroque Ceilings

Some of the finest ceilings of the churches of Rome

Tomb of Pope Alexander VII - Gianlorenzo Bernini This just blew me away!

Tomb of Pope Alexander VII - Gianlorenzo Bernini This just blew me away!

Andrea Bolgi,  St Helena at St. Peters Basilica,  1629

Andrea Bolgi, St Helena at St. Peters Basilica, 1629