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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”.

BERNINI Gian Lorenzo - Italian (Naples 1598-1680 Rome) - bust of Louis XIV

Gian Lorenzo Bernini Bust of Louis XIV, , Musee National de Versailles, Versailles. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Bust of Louis XIV by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Saint Longinus, 1638, marble. Saint Longinus is part of the chiaroscuro exhibit because of his dramatic pose. The position he is standing in conjunction with the lifelike folds sculpted by Bernini create shadows to accentuate the sculpture as a whole.

Highlights with stunning of some of the finest works in the Vatican Museum, including this sculpture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St.

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

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

Château de Versailles, le buste de Louis XIV, le Roi Soleil.

If he only knew that his pride & glory (Versailles) would become a major tourist attraction for the Chinese.

Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1630)

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November was an Italian artist who worked principally in Rome.

A representation of Scythia, Roman relief (marble), 2nd century AD, (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples).

Scythia was a multinational region of Central Eurasia in the classical era, encompassing parts of Ukrainian Steppe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the northern Caucasus.

sculpture of Athena Parthenos, so called "Athena Varvakeion" orginal marble by Phidias, circa 450-430 BCE, from Temple of Athens, Attica

Statue known as "Athena Varvakeion". A copy of "Athena Parthenos" colossal statue by Greek sculptor Phidias. The Roman copy from the c.

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