Citta del vaticano, Basilica di San Pietro, Bernini's Baldacchino and dome of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Roma Italy
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Bernini: Autorretrato - 1625
Autorretrato bosquejado del escultor/pintor italiano Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Sketched self portrait by Italian sculptor/painter Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Daphne and Apollo
Daphne and Apollo One of the marble sculptures we saw in Rome, Italy was breathtaking. Its the Apollo and Daphne sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini located inside the Borghese Gallery, a private gallery that you need an appointment to visit. I had no idea a sculpture could have such exquisite details. These pictures simply do not do
Bust of Medusa by Bernini
A rare treasure is at the San Francisco Legion of Honor. On loan from the Musei Capitolini di Roma. Hidden away for a bit, the bust has been restored and is on a very limited tour. Background on the Myth of Medusa Ok here is the down and dirty on Medusa... one of three sisters, the only one that was mortal, she was charming and stunning, known and envied for her beautiful locks of blond hair, so beautiful in fact that it caused Neptune to get randy. He, being Neptune, sea god that almost…
The Beauty of Bernini | Golda Raphael
I have a new obsession courtesy of ‘The Power of Art’ on BBC Four … Bernini. His work is stunning. Check out a gallery of Bernini’s most famous pieces ….
BERNINI- “David” and “Apollo and Daphne”
No single artist has left a more prominent fingerprint on a city that Gian Lorenzo Bernini in Rome. His work is everywhere- his breathtaking statues are in museums and churches, his architectural d…