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  Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bernini was born in Naples to a Florentine family.
Bernini was also hired by Louis XIV to build the colonnade of the Louvre in Paris, but was ultimately turned down in favor of French architect Claude Perrault, signalling the waning influence of Italian art in France.
Bernini's fountains are the Fountain of the Triton and Fountain of the Bees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gian_Lorenzo_Bernini   (2163 words)

  
 Gianlorenzo Bernini Online
Gianlorenzo Bernini at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Gianlorenzo Bernini at the National Gallery, London, UK Saints Andrew and Thomas
All images and text on this Gianlorenzo Bernini page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/bernini_gianlorenzo.html   (414 words)

  
 GAR Roman Neighborhoods 2000
The church was rebuilt by Bernini, his first architectural project, when he was 26, in 1624-26 for Urban VIII.
The fountain at the center is the "Barcaccio", designed by Pietro Bernini in the early seventeenth century (or perhaps, as some modern analysts think, by his more famous son, Gian Lorenzo Bernini).
She was met by the College of Cardinals at the Porto del Popolo, newly redecorated in her honor by Bernini, and there, also, she could read Pope Alexander VII's personal greeting which is still inscribed over the gate: "Felice faustoque ingressui - 1655" -- "May the entrance be happy and propitious".
www.mmdtkw.org /GARrnSp00.html   (1226 words)

  
 Brickbat's - May 2002 ILoI Page
Brandenburg is a port city in eastern Germany; it was founded as a Slavic settle-ment called Brennabor/Brennaburg and conquered (12
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was an Italian artist (p.
144, Webster’s Biographical Dictionary); his father was Pietro Bernini (1562-1629), a noted Florentine sculptor.
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