Luigi Bernini

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Luigi Bernini (1612, Rome - 22 December 1681, Rome) was an Italian engineer, architect and sculptor.

Life[edit]

The son of Pietro Bernini and his wife Angelica Galante, he was born after the couple moved to Rome in 1605. He trained in his elder brother Gian Lorenzo's workshop and assisted him on several works such as the Baldacchino of St Peter's and the 1626 angel for the high altar in Sant'Agostino in Campo Marzio.