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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Louis XIV, 1665  Marble (Chateau de Versailles). In April 1665 Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) succumbed to the ongoing entreaties of Louis XIV and went to Paris to work on designs for the east facade of the Louvre, then the royal residence. Everywhere along his route people lined the streets to get a glimpse of the famous artist, then in his 67th year.

BERNINI Gian Lorenzo - Italian (Naples Rome) - The Bust of Louis XIV - 1665 during Berninis visit to Paris. It has been called the “grandest piece of portraiture of the baroque age”.

Bust in Castel Sant'Angelo. It seems to be a replica of a sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini of  Louis XIV. The original is at the Palace of Versailles:   https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Versailles,_salon_de_Diane,_buste_de_Louis_XIV,_Bernin_(1665)_03.jpg

Bust in Castel Sant'Angelo. It seems to be a replica of a sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini of Louis XIV. The original is at the Palace of Versailles: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Versailles,_salon_de_Diane,_buste_de_Louis_XIV,_Bernin_(1665)_03.jpg

Bust of Philippe d'Orléans - Coysevox

Busts of Philippe d'Orléans and his kingly brother Louis XIV by Antoine Coysevox (French sculptor, maybe? conserved in NCSU Libraries.

Bust of Marie-Antoinette -  Boizot, Louis-Simon. France, Sevres. 1774-1782. Hermitage Museum

Bust of Marie-Antoinette -- -- Louis-Simon Boizot -- France, Sevres -- Hermitage Museum -- St.

La hija del pescador - Philippe Faraut

Os impressionantes bustos feitos por Philippe Faraut

grecia_obradeAteneaVarbakeion_Fidias

Athena Varvakeion, small Roman replica of the Athena Parthenos by Phidias. Found in Athens near the Varvakeion school, hence the name. First half of the c.

Fameuse buste de Louis XIV par Bernini, château de Versailles, grands appartements

Fameuse buste de Louis XIV par Bernini, château de Versailles, grands appartements

"Bernini pushed sculpture to levels of complexity that were unheard of. He saw his figures at moments of high action, in motion and in the act of transformation. It’s a common theme to his work. Consider this work of an amazingly expressive screaming man, called 'The Damned Soul'. It’s actually a self portrait sculpture of Bernini, one he made by allegedly holding his hand over an open flame to study the facial distortions of his painful screams." (from maItaly, Italian History and Art…

"Bernini pushed sculpture to levels of complexity that were unheard of. He saw his figures at moments of high action, in motion and in the act of transformation. It’s a common theme to his work. Consider this work of an amazingly expressive screaming man, called 'The Damned Soul'. It’s actually a self portrait sculpture of Bernini, one he made by allegedly holding his hand over an open flame to study the facial distortions of his painful screams." (from maItaly, Italian History and Art…

La fameuse buste de Louis XIV

Nos images de Versailles les plus préférées – Partie I

Louis Xiv, 17th Century, Bunt

Zeus, Busto em Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museu Pio-Clementino, Vaticano). Cópia romana de original grego, século IV Mitologia grega – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

File:Zeus Otricoli Pio-Clementino So-called “Zeus of Otricoli”. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from the century

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