Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis

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Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis
Le cardinal François de Sourdis par Le Bernin.jpg
Artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Year 1622 (1622)
Catalogue 14
Type Sculpture
Material Marble
Subject François de Sourdis
Dimensions Life-size
Location Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux

The Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis is a marble portrait sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Executed in 1622,[1] the work depicts François de Sourdis. It is currently in the Musée d'Aquitaine in Bordeaux, France.

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Notes
  1. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 238–39.
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