Bernini really captures the notion of ecstasy. Look at her curled toes and limp hand! Incredible...

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Apollo and Daphne ( c.1680–85) – Bernini. He is trying to take her, to rape her and she is a wood nymph. She starts to change into a tree. I felt as though they would start to move.

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St Augustus on the Cliff …

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TITLE: Medusa ARTIST: Gian Lorenzo Bernini OWNER: Capitoline Museums COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy

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Giant Lorenzo Bernini you absolute genius! The fact that he could make stone look like a transparent veil is stupendous!

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It is believed that to show to her followers that she had nothing to hide, Aerona often wore flimsy, see through clothing like this one. Her sculptures often portray her as such.

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Le Désespoir, (1861) Jean-Joseph Perraud (1819-1876) Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina, 1621-22, Galleria Borghese, Roma

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Bernini's marble statue of angel with spear from the Sant' Angelo Bridge in Rome, Italy.

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Gian Lorenzo a terminé cette oeuvre à l'age de 23 ans

Gian Lorenzo a terminé cette oeuvre à l'age de 23 ans

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