Gian Lorenzo

Bernini

Artistic period 1601 to 1650

Nationality

Italian

Birth

1598 (Napoli)

Death

1680 (Roma)

Biography

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, also: Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (* 7. December 1598 in Naples; † 28. November 1680 in Rome) was one of the most important Italian sculptors and architects of the Baroque.