BOLGI, Andrea
(b. 1605, Carrara, d. 1656, Napoli)

Giuseppe Bonanni

1649-53
Marble
San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples

In the 1640s Bolgi was employed by Bernini in St Peter's in Rome. Before 1653 Bolgi went to Naples, and some of his work there shows a rather forced attempts to emulate Bernini's vigorous Baroque of the mid-century.




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