Antonio Cepparelli's bust

Antonio Coppola's bust now is collocated in Galleria Borghese, in Rome.

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After ten years from the portrait of Antonio Coppola, carved by Pietro Bernini, Gian Lorenzo realized a second marmoreal bust for San Giovanni dei Florentini, representing Antonio Cepparelli, benemerito of the hospital.

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The strong personality of the portrait and the extraordinary mastery of the sculptural technique, show the great progress of the young Bernini in this weary of time.

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Bibliography:

  • Galleria Borghese's Guide

  • Photos and main text by Miriam De Salvia @ and Federica Greco @ (December 2017)
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