Imagine if Vermeer had painted portraits of Rubens, Bernini, Rembrandt, and van Dyke.
Opposite the lower altar is a statue of S. Gaetano, by Bernini.
An insane thing—more so than any Bernini monument, I thought.
There are fresh springs under the shrubs; arbours for lovers; and beautiful groups of marble statuary by Bernini.
Bernini was born at Naples 1598 and was a great sculptor as well as architect.
Bernini, who tells of this, does not see that it is a criticism, for he recommends this same system of education to young artists.
Upon this principle, Bernini, perhaps, may be subject to censure.
The splendid promise of the Renaissance had degenerated into the mannerism and extravagance of Bernini and his contemporaries.
The statues of Daniel and Habakkuk were executed by Bernini.
The lower fountain, also by Bernini, is adorned with tritons and the figure of a Moor.