Busts of Pope Urban VIII

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3. Gianlorenzo Bernini, Bust of Urban VIII, 1637-8
4. Assistant of Gianlorenzo Bernini, Bust of Urban VIII, early 1640s

Several sculpted busts of Pope Urban VIII were created by the Italian artist Gianlorenzo Bernini, with varying amounts of assistance from other artists in his workshop: [1]



  1. Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1623-4. Marble.
  2. San Lorenzo in Fonte, 1626. Marble. Assistance by Giuliano Finelli.
  3. Galleria Nazionale di Arte, Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1637-8. Marble.
  4. Galleria Nazionale di Arte, Palazzo Barberini, Rome. Early 1640s. Marble. Largely the work of an assistant.
  5. Louvre, Paris. 1640. Bronze.
  6. Cathedral of Spoleto, 1642. Bronze.
  7. Collection Principe Enrico Barberini. Early 1640s. Porphyry. Adapted from existing antique statue, largely by assistants.


References

Notes
  1. ^ Wittkower, p240-4
Bibliography
  • Baldinucci, Filippo (2006) [1682]. The Life of Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271730769. 
  • Bernini, Domenico (2011) [1713]. The Life of Giano Lorenzo Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271037486. 
  • Mormando, Franco (2011). Bernini: His Life and His Rome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226538525. 
  • Wittkower, Rudolf (1997). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque (4th ed.). London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 9780714837154. 


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