Bust of Camilla Barbadoni

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Bust of Camilla Barbadoni
Buste af Camilla Barbadori. Moder til Pave Urban VIII Barberini.jpg
Artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Year 1619 (1619)
Catalogue 24
Type Sculpture
Medium Marble
Dimensions 60 cm (24 in)
Location Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

The Bust of Camilla Barbadoni is a marble sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini.[1] Executed in 1619, it portrays the (deceased) mother of the Maffeo Barberini. Camilla had died in 1609. Barberini would become Pope Urban VIII in 1623.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statens Museum for Kunst
  2. ^ Wittkower, Rudolf (1955). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 978-0-801-41430-5.