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Reason #5380 to love Rome: Bernini's home and studio

One of the (many) great things about living in Rome, Italy is keeping your eyes pealed for all the famous authors/composers/sculptors/artists who once called the Eternal City home. 215 more words


'Apollo and Daphne' by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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This week’s highlight art piece is:

Apollo and Daphne,c.1622-25|Gian Lorenzo Bernini

This sculpture was created in 15th century Italy representing the Italian Baroque period. 201 more words


Rape of Persephone

Although this sculpture,created by Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini, is known as the Rape of Persephone, the intent behind the masterpiece is abduction. It represents Hades, the powerful god of the underworld, kidnapping Persephone. 36 more words


Bernini's Details / WPC

This strong and expressive hand pressing into the delicate body was sculpted in marble by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the famous Italian sculptor of the Baroque Era. 75 more words


Fontana del Tritone


Fontana del Tritone (Triton Fountain) is a seventeenth-century fountain in Rome, by the Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Commissioned by his patron, Pope Urban VIII… 1,299 more words


Neapolitan Science

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“Il filosofo (Masto Ciccio) o San Paolo,” by Vincenzo Gemito
“St. Longinus,” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
“Frontpiece to ‘Principi di Scienza Nuova,'” by Giambattista Vico, 1744 edition… 6 more words