Bernini really captures the notion of ecstasy. Look at her curled toes and limp hand! Incredible...
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.
St Augustus on the Cliff …
TITLE: Medusa ARTIST: Gian Lorenzo Bernini OWNER: Capitoline Museums COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy
Giant Lorenzo Bernini you absolute genius! The fact that he could make stone look like a transparent veil is stupendous!
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.
Le Désespoir, (1861) Jean-Joseph Perraud (1819-1876) Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina, 1621-22, Galleria Borghese, Roma
Bernini's marble statue of angel with spear from the Sant' Angelo Bridge in Rome, Italy.
Gian Lorenzo a terminé cette oeuvre à l'age de 23 ans