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Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini

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Bernini, Giovanni Lorenzo (1598–1680), Italian sculptor and architect who gave Rome many of its characteristic baroque features. He designed the tomb of Pope Urban VIII, the canopy over the high altar in St. Peter's, the Piazza S. Pietro, the fountain Four Rivers in the Piazza Navona, and the statue St. Teresa in Ecstasy.

See also: Baroque.

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