Bust of Pope Paul V

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Bust of Pope Paul V
Pope Paul V Borghese by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1621-1622 - Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek - Copenhagen - DSC09342.JPG
Bronze version of the bust, Copenhagen
Artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Year 1618 (1618)
Catalogue 6 (1)
Type Sculpture
Material Carrara marble
Dimensions 35 cm (14 in)
Location Galleria Borghese, Rome
Coordinates Coordinates: 41°54′50.4″N 12°29′31.2″E / 41.914000°N 12.492000°E / 41.914000; 12.492000

The Bust of Pope Paul V is the marble sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It is currently in the Galleria Borghese in Rome. 1618 is the commonly accepted date for the portrait of the pope. A second bust was known to have been made but has since been lost. [1] A bronze version of the sculpture exists in the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.[2]

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Notes
  1. ^ Wittkower, Rudolf (1997). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque (4th ed.). London: Phaidon Press. p. 233. 
  2. ^ "Buste af Pave Paul V Borghese (1552, Pave 1605-1621)". Kulturstyrelsen. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
Bibliography
  • 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. 
  • Dempsey, Charles (2000). Inventing the Renaissance Putto. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. ISBN 9780807826164. 
  • 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. 

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