This is Maffeo Barberini, Pope Urban VIII, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It is circa 1632.
Abraham and the Three Angels is by Bartholome Esteban Murillo, and dates to 1670-74.
Another bust, this one dating circa 1663-68. Bust of a King is by Pierre Puget.
The Return of the Prodigal Son dates to circa 1655-56, and is by Salvator Rosa.
For today I leave off with another wide view of the Baroque Room. More from in here tomorrow.
The sculptures are very nice ! The handsome pope certainly had a lot of success with the nonnes !ReplyDelete
Again amazing artwork.ReplyDelete
Who knew we had such treasures?ReplyDelete
They are all beautiful pieces of artReplyDelete
Once again fabulous!ReplyDelete
Beautiful art work! Take care, have a happy new week!ReplyDelete
...busts have always been a popular art subject through history.ReplyDelete
@David: we do.
@Jan: they are.
@Karl: very much so.
I would spend as much time admiring the gallery as the framed art.ReplyDelete
Those are fine looking busts.ReplyDelete
Wonderful art, paintings and sculptures!ReplyDelete
The busts are wonderful!ReplyDelete
We went to the Louvre in Paris. Also, the Monet museum. It was amazing.ReplyDelete
wow, blogger is acting up for me ... taking forever to load the page? odd. hope u r well this week. rainy here. enjoying the gloom of the dark leaves which r leaning over due to the rainfall. nice. ( ;ReplyDelete
Pope Urban has an interesting face.ReplyDelete
Should be no problem maintaining social distance in that room.ReplyDelete
Nice pictures. Giving me ideas. What fun it would be to create or have a bust made of yourself to leave love ones. I could get laughter from that for years.ReplyDelete
Yes I agree with the others William, the busts are excellent and again so is the Baroque room, the perfect foil for the old masters 💜ReplyDelete
@Marie: it is quite a space.ReplyDelete
@DJan: that they are.
@Magiceye: I agree.
@RedPat: they are.
@Jennifer: I'd love to see those.
@Beth: thank you.
@Revrunner: none at all.
@Maywyn: it would be good.
@Grace: that it is.
So nice to see the busts and the paintings in your post today.ReplyDelete
All the best Jan
Beautiful busts and paintings.ReplyDelete
I think so.Delete
The busts are handsome but I think I prefer the paintings.ReplyDelete
I go for both.Delete
A lovely display, especially the busts. The king's armor is interesting. Mail.ReplyDelete
The busts are wonderful. I like the one of Pope Urban VIII:)ReplyDelete
Great photos of art gallery ~ Happy Week to you. XoReplyDelete
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Beautiful artwork and I like the busts.ReplyDelete
I do too.Delete
for some reason i think i have seen this man before .. he makes me think of you. lol. maybe u r related some how? wouldn't that be cool. on down the lines of history. ( ;ReplyDelete