Gian Lorenzo Bernini. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d5/Gian_Lorenzo_Bernini,_self-portrait,_c1623.jpg/220px-Gian_Lorenzo_Bernini,_self-portrait,_c1623.jpg. By: Grant Erwin and Shant Mgerian. Biography. Born: Naples, Italy in 1598 Died: 1680, Rome
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
By: Grant Erwin and Shant Mgerian
Born: Naples, Italy in 1598
Died: 1680, Rome
Father was Pietro Bernini
Started to officially sculpt at 22 years of age
Uses exaggerated motion and clear, easily
Used from 1600s-1700s
Influenced many other forms of art
The Rape of Persephone
The Triton Fountain
St Peter's square
Created/started Baroque art
Architectural designs are seen in buildings today
What was Bernini's style?
Describe Bernini's style of art.
When and where was he born?
Name his most famous sculpture.
Bernini was born in Rome, True or False?
Bernini's father had ties to the pope, True or False?