Bust of Antonio Barberini (Bernini)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bust of Antonio Barberini
Gianlorenzo bernini, busto di antonio barberini.JPG
ArtistGian Lorenzo Bernini
Year1620s (1620s)
SubjectAntonio Marcello Barberini
LocationGalleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°54′12.65″N 12°29′24.75″E / 41.9035139°N 12.4902083°E / 41.9035139; 12.4902083

The Bust of Antonio Barberini is a portrait sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The figure is Cardinal Antonio Barberini, the younger brother of the Pope Urban VIII. It was executed some time in the 1620s.


The bust is now in the Galleria Nazionale de Arte Antica, in Rome, Italy [1]


  1. ^ Wittkower 1955, p. 246.
  • Wittkower, Rudolf. Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press, 1997.