Baroque sculpture
Baroque sculpture is the sculpture associated with the Baroque cultural movement. In Baroque sculpture, groups of figures assumed new importance, and there was a dynamic movement and energy of human f...
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BBC - Bernini's Ecstasy of St. Tereza
Released in 2006 in the U.K., this clip is part of a video of a Simon Schama BBC TV series entitled Power of Art which narrates the life and art of the leading Italian sculptor and prominent architect...
Baroque sculpture
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (December 7, 1598 November 28, 1680) was a pre-eminent Baroque sculptor and architect of 17th Century Rome. His work is incredible. ...
Encarnación (sculpting)
A sculpting technique employed by the Spanish artist Juan Martínez Montañés in the 17th-century (Baroque Period). It is used to create lifelike sculptures, hence the name (which translates to English ...
El Transparente
El Transparente is a Baroque altarpiece in the ambulatory of the Cathedral of Toledo. Its name refers to the unique illumination provided by a large skylight cut very high up into the thick wall acros...
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Pestsäule (Vienna)
The Pestsäule (English: Plague Column) is a Holy Trinity column located on the Graben, a street in the inner city of Vienna, Austria. Erected after the Great Plague epidemic in 1679, the Baroque m...
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Ecstasy of Saint Theresa
The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (alternatively Saint Teresa in Ecstasy or Transverberation of Saint Teresa; in Italian: L'Estasi di Santa Teresa or Santa Teresa in estasi) is the central sculptural gr...
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The Rape of Proserpina
The Rape of Proserpina is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and 1622. Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion. It depicts th...
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Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi
Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) is a fountain in the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy. It was designed in 1651 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini for Pope Innocent X whose family palace, the ...
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St. Peter's baldachin
St. Peter's Baldachin (Italian: Baldacchino di San Pietro) is a large Baroque sculpted bronze canopy, technically called a ciborium or baldachin, over the high altar of St. Peter's Basilica in the...
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) was an Italian artist and a prominent architect who worked principally in Rome. H...
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Francesco Borromini
Francesco Borromini, byname of Francesco Castelli (25 September 1599 – 2 August 1667), was an Italian architect born in today's Ticino who, with his contemporaries Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Pietro da C...
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Ignaz Günther
Ignaz Günther (November 22, 1725 – June 27, 1775) was a German sculptor and woodcarver working in the Bavarian Rococo tradition.He was born in Altmannstein, Germany, where he received his earliest tra...
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Juan Martínez Montañés
Juan Martínez Montañés (March 16, 1568 – June 18, 1649), known as el Dios de la Madera (the God of Wood), was a Spanish sculptor, born at Alcalá la Real, in the province of Jaén. He was one of the mos...
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Juan de Mesa
Juan de Mesa y Velasco (1583–1627) was a Spanish Baroque sculptor. He was the creator of several of the effigies that are used in the procession during the Holy Week in Seville.De Mesa was born in Cór...
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Egid Quirin Asam
Egid Quirin Asam (1 September 1692 (baptized) - 29 April 1750) was a German plasterer and sculptor active during the period of the Late Baroque.Born in Tegernsee, Bavaria, Asam worked mainly together ...
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Johann Baptist Straub
Johann Baptist Straub (1 June 1704 (baptism) – 15 July 1784) was a German Rococo sculptor.
Straub was born in Wiesensteig, into a family of sculptors. His father Johann George Straub and hi...
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Aleijadinho
Aleijadinho (b. Antônio Francisco Lisboa; 1730 or 1738 – November 18, 1814) was a Colonial Brazil-born sculptor and architect, noted for his works on and in various churches of Brazil.Born in Vi...
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Franz Hoppenstätt
Franz Hoppenstätt (died 1657 or 1658) was a German-Estonian wood carver.
Franz Hoppenstätt probably came originally from Bremen. His work is evident in Estonia from the 1640s. From 1653 he was a c...
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Oratorio dei Filippini
The Oratorio dei Filippini (Oratory of Saint Phillip Neri) is a building located in Rome and erected between 1637 and 1650 under the supervision of architect Francesco Borromini. The oratory is adjace...
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Pedro Roldán
Pedro Roldán (1624–1699) was a Baroque sculptor from Seville, Andalusia, Spain. His daughter Luisa Roldán, known as La Roldana, was also a major figure of Spanish Baroque sculpture.
Pedro Roldán w...
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Pedro Hernández (sculptor)
Pedro Hernández (Salamanca, 1585? - 1665) was a Spanish sculptor, drawer and engraver. He belongs to the Castilian school, being a contemporary artist of Gregorio Fernández. He mainly created religiou...
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Robba Fountain
The Robba Fountain (Slovene: Robbov vodnjak), since the first half of the 20th century also known as the Fountain of the Three Carniolan Rivers (Vodnjak treh kranjskih rek), is the fountain that s...
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Giovanni Gonelli
Giovanni Francesco Gonnelli (correctly in Italian) also known as il Cieco da Gambassi ("The blindman from Gambassi"; April 4, 1603 – 1664) was an Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, born in...
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Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra
Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra (July 10, 1616 – February 2, 1668) was a Spanish Baroque painter, sculptor, and poet.
Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra was born at Córdoba, Spain.He trained in paint...
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Feuchtmayer
The Feuchtmayers (also spelled Feuchtmayr, Feichtmair, and Feichtmayr) were a German family of artists from the Baroque Wessobrunner School.The best-known members of the family were the brothers Franz...
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