Memorial to Carlo Barberini

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The Memorial to Carlo Barberini is a large memorial, featuring two allegorical statues and an inscription, it was designed by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini upon the death of Carlo in 1630, and subsequently executed by Bernini and his workshop. It is in the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli in Rome. [1]


  1. ^ Wittkower, p249-50
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