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Gianlorenzo Bernini

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer, the supreme artist of the Italian Baroque. His father, Pietro (1562–...

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Gianlorenzo Bernini

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer, the supreme artist of the Italian Baroque. His father, Pietro (1562–...

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1308 words.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer, the supreme artist of the Italian ...

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BERNINI, Gianlorenzo, or Giovanni Lorenzo (1598 - 1680), Sculptor, architect, playwright

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 3442 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 7 December 1598, in Naples; died 28 November 1680, in Rome.

Sculptor, architect, playwright. Religious subjects, mythological subjects,...

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Pietro Bernini (1562 - 1629), Sculptor and Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598 - 1680), Sculptor, architect, draughtsman, painter and Luigi Bernini (1612 - 1681), Sculptor, engineer

Michael P. Mezzatesta and Rudolf Preimesberger.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 12756 words.

Italian family of artists. Three generations of the Bernini family were first and foremost sculptors. (1) Pietro Bernini trained his sons (2) Gianlorenzo Bernini and (3) Luigi Bernini,...

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (1598–1680)

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 1471 words.

His art is the epitome of the *Baroque, which he virtually created in his architecture and sculpture, most of it in Rome. Its repercussions were widespread all over Europe, particularly in...

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (7 Dec 1598)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 161 words.

(b Naples, 7 Dec 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, draughtsman and

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (1598–1680)

Gordon Campbell.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 150 words.

(1598–1680), Italian sculptor, architect, and painter, primarily valued as the greatest sculptor of 17th-century Europe.

Although he never

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (1598–1680)

Harold Osborne and Marc Jordan.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 1712 words.

(1598–1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, and painter, the outstanding figure of the Italian Baroque and the greatest formative influence

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (7 Dec. 1598)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1254 words.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer,

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Bernini, Gianlorenzo (7 Dec. 1598)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1254 words.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect,

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Maderno, Stefano (1575–1636)

Marc Jordan.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 184 words.

(1575–1636).

He was perhaps the most interesting Italian sculptor in the generation before Gianlorenzo Bernini, and contributed

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RICCARDI, Giuseppe - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 39 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Sculptor.

Giuseppe Riccardi was responsible for one of the 162 statues executed for Gianlorenzo Bernini's colonnade...

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Braun, Matyáš Bernard (1684 - 1738), sculptor

Ivo Kořán.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1281 words.

Bohemian sculptor of Tyrolean birth. With Ferdinand Maximilián Brokof he was the foremost Baroque sculptor in what is now the Czech Republic and a leading practitioner in central Europe of...

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Raggi, Antonio (1624 - 1686), sculptor, stuccoist

Robert H. Westin.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 932 words.

Italian sculptor and stuccoist. He arrived in Rome in 1645 and remained based there for the rest of his life. He initially joined the workshop of Alessandro Algardi, under whom he made...

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Algardi, Alessandro (1598 - 1654), sculptor, architect, draughtsman

Rudolf Preimesberger.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 7401 words.

Italian sculptor, architect and draughtsman. He was, with Gianlorenzo Bernini, the most important sculptor active in Rome in the middle years of the 17th century. After the early death of...

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Borromini, Francesco (1599 - 1667), architect

Peter Stein.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 9415 words.

Italian architect. His name, with that of his contemporary and rival Gianlorenzo Bernini (see Bernini, (2)), is synonymous with the main phase of Roman High Baroque architecture between c.null...

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Jäckel, Matěj Václav (1655 - 1738), sculptor

Ivo Kořán.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 897 words.

Bohemian sculptor. He probably trained in southern Germany or Austria, where he was able to familiarize himself with the Roman Baroque style, particularly with Gianlorenzo Bernini’s...

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Morelli, Lazzaro (1608 - 1691), sculptor

Robert H. Westin.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 407 words.

Italian sculptor. He was trained by and worked with his father, Fulgenzio Morelli (d c. 1639), a sculptor and architect in Florence. He then moved to Rome, where he worked...

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Giuseppe Mazzuoli (1644 - 1725), architect, engineer and Giovanni Antonio Mazzuoli (1644 - 1706)

Vernon Hyde Minor.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1262 words.

Italian family of sculptors. (1) Giuseppe Mazzuoli was active in Siena and Rome, continuing the style of Gianlorenzo Bernini well into the 18th century. His brother (2) Giovanni Antonio...

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Finelli, Giuliano (1601 - 1653), sculptor

Steven F. Ostrow.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1007 words.

Italian sculptor. He received his earliest artistic training and his gift for handling marble from his uncle, a stonecutter in the quarries at Carrara. In 1611 he accompanied his uncle to...

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