Medal Depicting Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) from the Illustrious Men of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (reverse)

Medal Depicting Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) from the Illustrious Men of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (reverse)

1830-34

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Bronze

Diameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Jerome B. Zerbe 1918.582.b

Location

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Naples was a center of medal and coinage minting for several centuries in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

Description

Gian Lorenzo Bernini was an Italian sculptor, urban planner, architect, painter, set designer, and playwright during the Renaissance. He designed many churches, monuments, and the canopy over the high altar at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Medium: 
Bronze

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