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Week 11: Bernini (1598-1680)

Bernini's Pluto and Persephone, 1621-1622. Denne skulptur forestiller en kvinde der bliver taget til underverdenen af guden Pluto. Materialet er marmor. Den er 225 cm høj. Den er fra tiden 1621-22

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Another Bernini sculpture - a marble veil - Astounding! Just click on space for variety of veiled woman

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from BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

These astonishingly lifelike sculptures will take your breath away

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

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Marble hands: "How such art can be so sensuously and realistically rendered from such an unmalleable medium as marble, is nothing short of miraculous!"//

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The Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi or "Fountain of the Four Rivers", located in Piazza Navona, Rome, designed in 1651 by Bernini

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