Oct 022015
 

Here are some photographs of Gian Lorenzo Bernini sculptures. I took the photos during my recent visit to the Galleria Borghese. Enjoy!

The tense and dynamic David, sometimes seen as the quintessential Baroque counterpart to Michelangelo’s famous calm and monumental statue of the same name:

David

Bernini, David

David

Bernini, David

David

 

The passionate and tempestuous Apollo and Daphne:

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

 

And the explosive and dramatic The Rape of Proserpina:

The Rape of Proserpina

The Rape of Proserpina

The Rape of Proserpina

The Rape of Proserpina

The Rape of Proserpina

The Rape of Proserpina

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