Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the man who remade Rome in the Baroque style. He was born in Naples on December 7, 1598, and died in Rome on November 28, 1680, a few days short of age 82. He was a leading artist and architect in Rome, and is credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture. He is considered the successor to Michelangelo as the best sculpture of his day. His sculptures convey intense emotion and superb ability to make stone look like real life. His works are prominent in the
Here is a list of things in Rome that Bernini had his hand in:
Borghese Gallery, St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square and Piazza Navona.
These are the others I know of that I haven't seen (yet):
The Borghese Gallery has several superb sculptures by Bernini
The Agonal Obelisk in Piazza Navona stands above the Fountain of the Four Rivers, which was sculpted by Bernini
The Moor at the center of the Moor Fountain at the southern end of Piazza Navona was designed by Bernini.
The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, sculpted by Bernini, can be found in the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria
The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni in San Francesco a Ripa was sculpted by Bernini.
In St. Peter's Basilica
Equestrian statue of Constantine, on the north end of the portico, behind the glass
Pasce Oves Meas, above the center door to the church from the portico
Sculpture of St. Longinus
The balconies near the top of the 4 pillars which incorporate the spiral columns from Constantine's Basilica of St. Peter
Cathedra Petri (throne of St. Peter)
Monument to Pope Urban VIII
Tomb of Alexander VII
Altar of the Sacrament
Monument to Gregory XIII
Monument to Matilda of Canossa
Bernini built two bell towers at the ends of the front of the church, but their support was insufficient and they had to be torn down.
In St. Peter's Square
Bernini designed all 10 angel statues on Ponte Sant'Angelo, and sculpted two of them himself. Copies of those two are now on the bridge and the originals are in Sant'Andrea della Fratte.
The originals of the Angel With the Crown of Thorns and the Angel with the Superscription, sculpted by Bernini, from the Ponte Sant'Angelo are in Sant'Andrea della Fratte
The Medusa (in the Hall of the Geese), Pope Urban VIII (in the Hall of the Horatii and the Curiatii), and the Memorial Statue of Carlo Barberini (in the Hall of Captains) are sculptures by Bernini in the Capitoline Museum
Bernini created the "Tomb of Giovanni Vigevano" and the "Tomb of Maria Raggi" in Santa Maria sopra Minerva.
The elephant under the Minerva Obelisk was sculpted by Bernini
Santa Maria Maggiore has his tomb
Santa Bibiana houses the statue of St. Bibiano
The Triton Fountain was sculpted by Bernini
The Fountain of the Bees was sculpted by Bernini
Bernini added the turtles to the Turtle Fountain in 1658.
Bernini and his father, Pietro Bernini, created the Sinking Boat Fountain
The decorations of the inside of Porta del Popolo were created by Bernini.
Bernini remodeled the Fountain in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere in 1659
The sculptures of "Habakkuk with the Angel" and "Daniel and the Lion" in the church of Santa Maria del Popolo.
The Tomb of Cardinal Roberto Bellamino, in the Gesu Church
The confessional of Francesca Romana Church in the Roman Forum was designed by Bernini.
The Bust of Gabriele Fonseca, looking out a window, is in the church of San Lorenzo in Lucina.
Bust of Pedro Foix de Montoya in Santa Maria in Monserrato
Raimondi Chapel in San Pietro in Montorio
Two angels above the high altar in Sant'Agostino
The entrance wall of the Tomb of Alessandro Valtrini in San Lorenzo in Damasco
Tomb of Carinal Domenico Pimentel in Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
Palazzo Montecitorio was begun by Bernini
Facade of Palazzo Odescalchi
Bust of Innocent X in Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
Memorial of Carlo Barberini (on entrance wall) and Memorial inscription for Urban VII (entrance) at Santa Maria in Aracoeli
Amalthea goat statue in Villa Borghese
Sant' Andrea al Quirinale
Narrow wing running along Via del Quirinale only, at Palazzo del Quirinale
Decoration of 1st chapel on right, Noli Me Tangere sculpture, in Santi Domenico & Sisto
Tomb of Bishop Giovan Battista Santoni in Santa Prassede
Facade of Santa Bibiana
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