One of the most talented artists in history. I'm in awe.

One of the most talented artists in history…

My favorite baroque artist, even though he had his mistresse's face slashed with a razor and jailed.

Pictures Really Don’t Do It Justice

Pictures Really Don’t Do It Justice

Pluto and Proserpina. The Rape of Proserpina is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.

Lorenzo Bernini Pluton & Persefone. 1622. Galleria Borghese, Rome

Galleria Borghese, Rome POne of the greatest work of Art in the world.

Eternal..."L'abisso" (The Abyss), detail, by Pietro Canonica, 1869.

Pietro Canonica March 1869 – 8 June was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life. The Abyss by Pietro Canonica,

Chauncey Bradley Ives

“Undine Rising from the Waters”, ca. by Chauncey Bradley Ives in the Yale University Art Gallery. Remarkably delicate textures sculpted from stone-cold marble.

Creepy/unsettling combination of parts to create figure that is still recognizable but strange enough that it's off putting

A million hands to reach for you, and pull you out of the darkness. ~ETS (Sculpture by Stephane Benedett.

Angel Eyes, Genoa The tomb was carved in 1882 by sculptor Giulio Monteverde (Bistagno 1837- Rome 1917)

Angel Eyes, Genoa The tomb was carved in 1882 by sculptor Giulio Monteverde (Bistagno Rome

Angel with symbol of the Passion by Bernini (1688), Ponte Sant'Angelo

This is one of ten Angel statues adorning the Ponte Sant'Angelo. "Angel with the Superscrition" Sculptors Gian Lorenzo Bernini and son Paolo.

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