Gian Lorenzo Bernini - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Style: Baroque

Place: Naples

Born: 1598

Death: 1680

Nationality: Italy


Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) was an Italian artist who worked principally in Rome. He was the leading sculptor of his age and also a prominent architect. In addition he painted, wrote plays, and designed metalwork and stage sets. A student of Classical sculptu...