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Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598—1680) Italian baroque sculptor, painter, and architect


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(Italian bozzo, ‘rough stone’)

Strictly speaking a small-scale, three-dimensional sketch made by a sculptor in wax or clay in preparation for a larger, more finished work. By extension the term is also applied to a rapid sketch in oil paint made for a larger picture.

Subjects: Art.

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