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

Study for the Glory, Cathedra Petri

Black chalk and pen, with brown ink, 373 x 273 mm
Royal Library, Windsor

This drawing is a study for the Gloria above the Cathedra Petri, in St Peter's, Rome. the outlined oval window in the centre is interspersed with clusters of angels, clouds, and rays of light. There is a scale at the bottom.