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  • Bernini-1598-1680
    • STYLE SUMMARY:  Art about passion, sculptures were very fluid and malleable looking
      • Subjects looked bloodless prior to his- injected movement to defy gravity
    • Arrived in Rome in 1605, during a time when Caravaggio was transforming church art
    • Worked for Cardinal Borghese from 1618 until 1625
      • An Italian Cardinal, art collector and Patron of the arts, very wealthy.
    • Worked for his friend Matheo Barberini who became Pope Urban VII in 1623 from 1623-1644
    • Originally worked in the Late Mannerist tradition but rejected the artificial tendencies of this style.


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