List of works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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The following is a list of works of sculpture, architecture, and painting by the Italian Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the numbering follows Rudolph Wittkower's Catalogue, first published in 1955 in Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque.[1][2][3]

Works[edit]

No. Title Year Type Material Location Image Ref
1 The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun 1609–15 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 44 cm (17.3 in)
[4]
2 Bust of Giovanni Battista Santoni 1613–16 Sculpture Marble Santa Prassede, Rome
Life-size
[4]
NA A Faun Teased by Children 1616–17 Sculpture Marble Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Height 132 cm (52 in)
[5]
3 Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence 1617 Sculpture Marble Uffizi, Florence
66 cm × 108 cm (26 in × 43 in)
[4]
4 Saint Sebastian 1617–18 Sculpture Marble Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
Under life-size
[6]
5 Bust of Giovanni Vigevano 1617–18 Sculpture Marble Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
Life-size
[7]
6 Bust of Pope Paul V 1618 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 35 cm (14 in)
[8]
7 Damned Soul 1619 Sculpture Marble Palazzo di Spagna, Rome
Life-size
[8]
7 Blessed Soul 1619 Sculpture Marble Palazzo di Spagna, Rome
Life-size
[8]
8 Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius 1618–19 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Life-size
[9]
9 Neptune and Triton 1620 Sculpture Marble Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Height 182 cm (72 in)
[10]
10 The Rape of Proserpina 1621–22 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 225 cm (89 in)
[11]
11 (1) Sleeping Hermaphroditus 1620 Sculpture Marble The Louvre, Paris
Length 169 cm (67 in)
[12]
11 (2) Barberini Fawn 1621–22 Sculpture Marble Glyptothek, Munich
Restoration
[13]
11 (3) Ares Ludovisi 1622 Sculpture Marble National Museum of Rome, Rome
Restoration
[13]
12 Bust of Pope Gregory XV 1621 Sculpture Marble Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Height 64 cm (25 in)
[14]
13 Bust of Monsignor Pedro de Foix Montoya 1621 Sculpture Marble Santa Maria di Monserrato, Rome
Life-size
[15]
14 Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis 1622 Sculpture Marble Church of St. Bruno, Bordeaux
Life-size
[16]
15 Bust of Cardinal Roberto Bellarmine 1622 Sculpture Marble Church of the Gesù, Rome
Life-size
[17]
16 Bust of Cardinal Giovanni Dolfin 1622 Sculpture Marble Isola di San Michele, Venice [18]
81 (7) Bust of Alessandro Peretti di Montalto 1622 Sculpture Marble Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Sculpture of Cardinal Montalto by Bernini 6.JPG
[19]
81 (8) Bust of Carlo Antonio del Pozzo 1622 Sculpture Marble National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
Height 82 cm (32 in)
[19]
NA Self-Portrait as a Young Man 1623 Painting Oil on canvas Galleria Borghese, Rome
38 cm × 30 cm (15 in × 11.8 in)
[20]
17 David 1623–24 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
38 cm × 30 cm (15 in × 11.8 in)
[21]
18 Apollo and Daphne 1622–25 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 243 cm (96 in)
[22]
NA Bust of Antonio Cepparelli 1622 Sculpture Marble San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, Rome
Gian lorenzo bernini, ritratto di antonio cepparelli, 1622, museo di san giovanni dei fiorentini.JPG
[23]
19 Bust of Pope Urban VIII 1632 Sculpture Marble Palazzo Barberini, Rome
Life-size
[24]
20 Saint Bibiana 1624–26 Sculpture Marble Santa Bibiana, Rome
Life-size
[25]
21 St. Peter's Baldachin 1623–34 Sculpture Bronze St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Height 20 m (66 ft), columns
[26]
22 Bust of Cardinal Melchior Klesl 1623 c. Sculpture Bronze Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary, Wiener Neustadt [27]
23 Two Angels in Sant'Agostino 1626–28 Sculpture Marble Basilica of Sant'Agostino, Rome
Life-size
[28]
24 (a) Bust of Francesco Barberini 1626 Sculpture Marble National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Height 80 cm (31 in)
[28]
24 (c) Bust of Camilla Barbadoni 1626 Sculpture Marble Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Height 60 cm (24 in)
[29]
NA Saint Andrew and Saint Thomas 1627 Painting Oil on canvas National Gallery, London
Bernini 1627.jpg
80 (1) Fontana della Barcaccia 1627 Fountain Marble Piazza di Spagna, Rome
Fontana della Barcaccia by Bernini.jpg
[30]
25 Busts of Cardinals Agostino and Pietro Valier 1629 Sculpture Marble Oratory, Seminario, Venice
Agostino Valier
Pietro Valier
[31]
26 Memorial for Carlo Barberini 1630 Sculpture Marble St. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome [32]
27 Head of the Memorial Statue for Carlo Barberini 1630 Sculpture Marble Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome
Life-size
[33]
NA Self-Portrait as a Mature Man 1630–35 Painting Oil on canvas Uffizi, Florence
62 cm × 46 cm (24.4 in × 18.1 in)
[34]
28 Saint Longinus 1631–38 Sculpture Marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Height 440 cm (174 in)
[35]
29 Balconies in the Pillars of the Dome of St. Peter's Basilica 1633–40 Sculpture Marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Vatican Altar 2.jpg
[36]
30 Tomb of Pope Urban VIII 1627–47 Sculpture Golden bronze and marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City [37]
30 Charity with Four Children 1627–28 Sculpture Terracotta Vatican Museums, Apostolic Palace, Vatican City [37]
NA Portrait of Pope Urban VIII 1632 Painting Oil on canvas Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome
Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Portrait d'Urbain VIII.jpg
31 Two Busts of Cardinal Scipione Borghese 1632 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 78 cm (31 in)
Height 78 cm (31 in)
[38]
32 Fontana del Tritone 1642–43 Fountain Travertine Piazza Barberini, Rome
Monumental
[39]
33 Tomb of Countess Matilda of Tuscany 1633–37 Sculpture Marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Over life-size
[40]
34 Pasce Oves Meas 1639–44 Sculpture Marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City [41]
35 Bust of Costanza Bonarelli 1635 Sculpture Marble Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence
Height 72 cm (28 in)
[42]
36 Busts of Paolo Giordano II Orsini and his wife Isabella Orsini 1635 Sculpture Marble Castello Orsini-Odescalchi, Bracciano [43]
37 Marble Inscription for Pope Urban VIII 1636 Sculpture Marble Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome [44]
38 Memorial Statue of Pope Urban VIII 1635–40 Sculpture Marble Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome
Monumental
[45]
39 Bust of King Charles 1635–40 Sculpture Marble Palace of Whitehall, London [45]
40 Bust of Thomas Baker 1638 Sculpture Marble Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Height 82 cm (32 in)
[46]
41 Medusa 1636 Sculpture Marble Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome
Over life-size
[47]
NA Portrait of a Boy 1638 Painting Oil on canvas Galleria Borghese, Rome
Gianlorenzo Bernini - Portrait of a Boy - WGA01970.jpg
42 Bust of Cardinal Richilieu 1640–41 Sculpture Marble The Louvre, Paris
Life-size
[48]
43 Memorial to Alessandro Valtrini 1639 Sculpture Marble San Lorenzo in Damaso, Rome [49]
43 Memorial to Ippolito Merenda 1636–38 Sculpture Marble San Giacomo alla Lungara, Rome [49]
80 (3) Fontana delle Api 1644 Fountain Travertine Piazza Barberini, Rome
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini-Fontana delle Api-Piazza Barberini.jpg
[30]
NA Christ Mocked 1644–55 Painting Oil on canvas Private Collection, London
GIANLORENZO BERNINI NAPLES 1598 - 1680 ROME CHRIST MOCKED.jpg
44 Memorial to Maria Raggi 1647–53 Sculpture Gilt bronze and coloured marble Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
Life-size portrait
[50]
45 Saint Francesca Romana 1644–49 Sculpture Gilt bronze relief Santa Maria Nuova, Rome [51]
46 Raimondi Chapel 1638–48 Sculpture Gilt bronze relief San Pietro in Montorio, Rome
Raimondi Chapel in San Pietro in Montorio by Bernini.jpg
[52]
47 Decoration of Chapels and Nave of St. Peter's Basilica 1645–48 Sculpture Marble St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
0 Nef - Basilique St-Pierre - Vatican.JPG
[53]
48 Ecstasy of Saint Teresa 1647–52 Sculpture Marble Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome
Life-size figures
[54]
48 Loggia of the Founders 1647–52 Sculpture Marble Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome
Life-size figures
[54]
49 Truth Unveiled by Time 1645–52 Sculpture Marble Galleria Borghese, Rome
Height 280 cm (110 in)
[55]
50 Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi 1648–51 Fountain Travertine and marble Piazza Navona, Rome
Lazio Roma Navona2 tango7174.jpg
[56]
51a Busts of Pope Innocent X - First version 1650 Sculpture Marble Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome Gian lorenzo bernini, busto di papa Innocenzo X, prima versione 01.jpg [57]
51b Busts of Pope Innocent X - Second version 1650 Sculpture Marble Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome Gian lorenzo bernini, busto di papa Innocenzo X, seconda versione 01.jpg
52 Noli Me Tangere 1650 Sculpture Marble Santi Domenico e Sisto, Rome
Life-size figures
[58]
53 Virgin and Child 1656–63 Sculpture Marble St. Joseph des Carmes, Paris [59]
54 Bust of Francesco I d'Este 1650–51 Sculpture Marble Galleria Estense, Modena
Height 100 cm (39 in)
[59]
55 Fontana del Moro 1653–54 Fountain Marble Piazza Navona, Rome
Fontana del Moro Roma.jpg
[60]
56 Tomb of Cardinal Domenico Pimentel 1653 Sculpture Marble Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
Over life-size figures
[61]
57 Bronze Crosses 1655 Sculpture Bronze (233 x 166 cm) San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain [62]
57 Corpus 1650 Sculpture Bronze Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto [62]
57 Altar Cross 1657–61 Sculpture Gilt bronze corpus on bronze cross St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City [62]
58 Decoration of Santa Maria del Popolo 1655 Sculpture Stucco and marble Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome
Interior Santa Maria del Popolo 01.JPG
[63]
58 Daniel and the Lion 1655-56 Sculpture Marble Chigi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome
Bernini Daniel 02.JPG
[63]
58 Habakkuk and the Angel 1656-61 Sculpture Marble Chigi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome
Over life-size
[63]
59 Putti Lifting a Large Drapery 1656–57 Sculpture Stucco Sala Ducale, Vatican City [64]
60 Saint Barbara 1655–57 Sculpture Marble Sala Ducale, Vatican City [65]
61 Chair of Saint Peter 1657–66 Sculpture Marble, bronze, white and golden stucco St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Cathedra Petri atardecer.JPG
[66]
62 (1) Church of St. Thomas of Villanova 1658–61 Architecture, sculpture Marble Castel Gandolfo
Dome of Bernini's Parish Church in Castel Gandolfo.jpg
[67]
62 (2) Church of the Assunta 1662–64 Architecture, sculpture Marble Ariccia
Ariccia sta maria assunta.jpg
[67]
62 (3) Sant'Andrea al Quirinale 1658–70 Architecture, sculpture Marble Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, Rome
Sant'Andrea.jpg
[67]
63 Saint Jerome 1659–63 Sculpture Marble Chigi Chapel, Siena Cathedral, Siena
Over life-size
[68]
63 Mary Magdalen 1659–63 Sculpture Marble Chigi Chapel, Siena Cathedral, Siena
Over life-size
[68]
64 Memorial Statue of Pope Alexander VII (designed by Bernini, sculpted by Antonio Raggi) 1661–63 Sculpture Marble and gilded bronze Siena Cathedral, Siena
Antonio raggi (su dis. del bernini), monumento a papa alessandro VII, 1661-63.JPG
[69]
65 Busts of Pope Alexander VII 1655–67 Sculpture Marble and gilded bronze [70]
66 Memorial Chapel of the De Silva Family 1663 Sculpture Marble and gilded bronze St. Isidores College, Rome [71]
67 Statues Over the Colonnades of St. Peter's Square 1656–71 Sculpture Travertine St. Peter's Square, Vatican City
Monumental
[72]
68 Scala Regia 1663–66 Sculpture Marble with painted stucco drapery Scala Regia, Apostolic Palace, Vatican City
Roma Vatican Scala Regia c1835.jpg
[73]
69 The Visitation 1665 Sculpture Marble relief Siri Chapel, Savona [74]
70 Bust of Louis XIV 1665 Sculpture Marble Musée National de Versailles, Versailles
Height 80 cm (31 in)
[75]
NA Portrait of an Unknown Gentleman 16705 Sculpture Marble Los Angeles County Museum of Art [76]
71 Elephant and Obelisk 1667 Sculpture Marble Piazza di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
Life-size, elephant
[77]
72 Angels of Ponte Sant'Angelo 1667–69 Sculpture Marble Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome
Over life-size
[78]
72 Angel with the Crown of Thorns 1667–69 Sculpture Marble Sant'Andrea delle Fratte, Rome
Over life-size
[78]
72 Angel with the Superscription 1667–69 Sculpture Marble Sant'Andrea delle Fratte, Rome
Over life-size
[78]
73 The Vision of Constantine 1654–70 Sculpture Marble Apostolic Palace, Vatican City [79]
74 Equestrian Statue of King Louis XIV 1669–84 Sculpture Marble Palace of Versailles, Versailles
Monumental
[80]
75 Bust of Gabriele Fonseca 1668–75 Sculpture Marble San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome
Over life-size
[81]
76 Blessed Ludovica Albertoni 1671–74 Sculpture Marble Altieri Chapel, San Francesco a Ripa, Rome
Over life-size
[82]
77 Tomb of Pope Alexander VII 1671–78 Sculpture Marble and gilded bronze St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Over life-size
[83]
78 Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament 1673–75 Sculpture Gilt bronze St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
San pietro, ciborio, cappella navata sx.JPG
[84]
78a Statue of Pope Clement X 1676 Sculpture Marble Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome
Height 105 cm (41 in)
[84]
79 Salvator Mundi 1679 Sculpture Marble San Sebastiano fuori le mura, Rome
Over life-size
[85]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 231–305.
  2. ^ Mormando 2011, pp. 391–429.
  3. ^ Avery 1997, pp. 286–287.
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  5. ^ Avery 1997, p. 26.
  6. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 231–232.
  7. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 232.
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  9. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 233–234.
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  11. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 235.
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  14. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 236–237.
  15. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 237–238.
  16. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 238.
  17. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 238–239.
  18. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 239.
  19. ^ a b Wittkower 1955, pp. 301–302.
  20. ^ Zanella 1998, p. 16.
  21. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 239–240.
  22. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 240.
  23. ^ Avery 1997, p. 34.
  24. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 240–241.
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  27. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 245–246.
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  31. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 249.
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  33. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 250.
  34. ^ Zanella 1998, p. 40.
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  70. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 283.
  71. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 284.
  72. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 284–285.
  73. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 285–286.
  74. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 286.
  75. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 286–287.
  76. ^ Boehm, Mike (19 March 2015). "LACMA's 50th anniversary gifts include its first work by Bernini". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
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  79. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 291–292.
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Bibliography[edit]

  • Avery, Charles (1997). Bernini: Genius of the Baroque. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 9780500286333. 
  • Baldinucci, Filippo (2006) [1682]. The Life of Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271730769. 
  • Bernini, Domenico (2011) [1713]. The Life of Giano Lorenzo Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271037486. 
  • Mormando, Franco (2011). Bernini: His Life and His Rome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226538525. 
  • Wittkower, Rudolf (1955). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 9780714837154. 
  • Zanella, Andrea, ed. (1998). Bernini: All His Works from All Over the World. Rome: Fratelli Palombi Editori. ISBN 9788876217807. 

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