Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 – 1680) was an Italian sculptor and architect. A major figure in the world of architecture, he was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture. (Wikipedia) . Follow the link and see more fantastic veiled sculptures!

Giovanni STRZZA, Veiled virgin, NOT "Another Bernini sculpture - a marble veil - Astounding!

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1621-1622) hands are just so beautiful to me...

Detail - Ugolino and His Sons (detail) ~ Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Inspired by Dante's 'Divine Comedy', Canto 33 of the 'Inferno' art sculpture

Fountain of the Four Rivers or Fontana dei Quattro Fiumiis locatedin the centre of Piazza Navona which is Rome’s most famous, most beautiful and most celebrated square.

Learn about the fascinating Rome Piazza Navona, its fountains, history and monuments. When you visit Rome you'll enjoy the Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy twice as much.

bernini sculpture veil unbelievable, I like the idea of having her veiled

Veiled vestal virgin at Chatsworth House. Absolutely amazing how the marble flows like fabric

Bernini, sketch for sculpture I would love to see this artist at work. His work is just fantastic!

Bernini, sketch for sculpture I would love to see this artist at work. ♡A truly gifted artist♡ His work is inspiring.

Closeup of "The West Wind" by Thomas Ridgeway Gould at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY

The West Wind (detail) Thomas Ridgeway Gould, 1874 Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY

The Bernini masterpiece "Apollo and Daphne" (1625), located in Rome's Galleria Borghese. One of our favorites!

fawnvelveteen: “ Gianlorenzo Bernini, Apollo and Daphne 1625 Carrara marble, height 243 cm Galleria Borghese, Rome ”

The Ecstacy of Saint Teresa - My favorite of Bernini's work in an out of the way (Cornaro) chapel not too far from the train station in Rome. The look on her face cannot be duplicated in a photo. You have to see it yourself. Bernini was a genius. And very sensual!

Gian Lorenzo Bernini The Ecstasy of Saint Therese , Cappella Cornaro, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ecstasy of Saint Therese 2 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Saint Longinus, 1638, marble. Saint Longinus is part of the chiaroscuro exhibit because of his dramatic pose. The position he is standing in conjunction with the lifelike folds sculpted by Bernini create shadows to accentuate the sculpture as a whole.

Highlights with stunning of some of the finest works in the Vatican Museum, including this sculpture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St.

US museum gets rare loan of a Bernini sculpture--Aleteia

US museum gets rare loan of a Bernini sculpture--Aleteia

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598-1680 Rome), Model for the Lion on the Four Rivers Fountain, ca. 1649-50.  Terracotta.  125/8 x 23¼ x 12 5/8 in. (32 x 59 x 32 cm)  Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome.  Photo by Zeno Colantoni, Rome [LEONE ©ZC-041]

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Model for the Lion on the Four Rivers Fountain(Ca. Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome Photo by Zeno Colantoni, Rome; image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini sculptures in St. Peter's, Vatican, Italy, including the spiral bronze Alter & this throne of St. Peter. This alabaster window was the photo on our 1st Christmas card!  Bernini also created the “Fountain of the Four Rivers” in Piazza Navona, Rome.

BERNINI- His mark on St. Peters Basilica

The Throne of Saint Peter - Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Dove, light pouring out on Peter.

Pluto and Proserpina. Have always wanted to see this sculpture in person..absolutely amazing

Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Ratto di Proserpina / Rape of Proserpina. (Bernini was only 23 years old! Proserpina is the daughter of Ceres and Jupiter,.