BERNINI, Gian Lorenzo
(b. 1598, Napoli, d. 1680, Roma)

Physician Gabriele Fonseca

1668-75
Marble, over life-size
San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome

This portrait relief is in the funerary chapel of Gabriele Fonseca, who was one of the first physicians to use the chinine discovered by Jesuit missionaries.