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

Bust of Pope Urban VIII

1632-33
Bronze, height 100 cm
Museo Sacro, Musei Vaticani, Vatican

Besides a monumental seated effigy of Urban VIII (marble, 1635-40; Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome), Bernini also executed several busts of the Pope) and members of his family.




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