Tag - Bernini

7 sculptures by Bernini that earned him his fame

By the age of ten, Gian Lorenzo Bernini had garnered so much attention for his talent, he was presented to the Pope in Rome. And on seeing the young prodigy draw in his presence, the Pope declared Bernini would grow up to become the Michelangelo of his age. Maybe it was a tall claim to make for a boy of ten but ultimately one Bernini would live up...