By Oreste Ferrari
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) used to be an Italian artist and a popular architect who labored largely in Rome. He was once the top sculptor of his age, credited with developing the Baroque type of sculpture. moreover, he painted, wrote performs, and designed metalwork and degree sets.
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