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12/07/2017 4:29 pm  #1


Happy Birthday, Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini; 7 December 1598 – 28 November 1680 was an Italian sculptor and architect. While a major figure in the world of architecture, he was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture. As one scholar has commented, "What Shakespeare is to drama, Bernini may be to sculpture: the first pan-European sculptor whose name is instantaneously identifiable with a particular manner and vision, and whose influence was inordinately powerful...."


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12/07/2017 4:32 pm  #2


Re: Happy Birthday, Bernini

http://blogs.cuit.columbia.edu/deb2170/files/2014/12/Apollo-and-Daphne.jpg


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12/07/2017 4:34 pm  #3


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http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/images-applied-art/bernini-ecstasy.JPG


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12/07/2017 4:36 pm  #4


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https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/09/d2/3e/17/borghese-gallery.jpg


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