Collectively, these essays suggest that the Bernini family, and specifically Gianlorenzo
himself, were engaged during the last decade of the artist's life in a project of encomiastic (auto)biography that sought to rehabilitate a reputation in crisis in the years following Bernini's unsuccessful trip to France.
Italian Renaissance sculptor Gianlorenzo
Bernini, for instance, was a vainglorious type and friend of Pope Urban VII, who nearly beat his younger brother to death for having made the mistake of sleeping with his married mistress.
Not to be left out is van Dyck's triple portrait of Charles, showing him from three different angles, which was used by the great Italian sculptor Gianlorenzo
Bernini for a marble bust of the king.
The lead sculpture, after the portrait by Gianlorenzo
Bernini, is one of only three versions known to exist.
Uffizio il lo febbraio 1695, e sottoscritto da un gruppo di porporati assai attivi nella vita culturale romana, come Paluzzi degli Albertoni, committente di Gianlorenzo
Bemini, Girolamo Casanate, fondatore della Biblioteca Casanatense, Pietro Ottoboni, Vicecancelliere di Santa Romana Chiesa e Arcade acclamato con il nome di Crateo Ericinio, e Giovan Francesco Albani, in Arcadia Alnano Melleo, destinato a diventare papa Clemente XI.
Bernini redesigned this during the 1600's in the form of an amphitheatre facing the new imperial dais, the raised pediment of the basilica, at the summit of which stands the risen Christ with the banner of his triumph, the cross which has been transformed into a trophy.
Included are sculptures, tapestries, scientific instruments, maps, armor, books, and paintings by artists such as El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch, Tiziano Vecellio (aka Titian), Gianlorenzo
Bernini, Diego Velazquez, and Francisco de Goya.
Included are sculptures, tapestries, scientific instruments, maps, armor, books and paintings by artists such as Hieronymus Bosch, Titian, El Greco, Gianlorenzo
Bernini, Diego Velazquez and Francisco de Goya.
Sculpture: Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, by Gianlorenzo
Falling somewhere between the sanctioned orgasmic vision of Gianlorenzo
Bernini's The Ecstasy of St.