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Pietro Bernini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rome, circa 1615-1618

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Pietro Bernini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rome, circa 1615-1618

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Estimate:

8,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD

Pietro Bernini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rome, circa 1615-1618

Pietro Bernini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rome, circa 1615-1618

Autumn

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Estimate:

8,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD

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Description

Pietro Bernini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Sesto Fiorentino 1562 –1629 Rome

Naples 1598–1680 Rome

Rome, circa 1615-1618

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marble

height 49 ½ in.; 125.5 cm.

Condition report

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Provenance

Prince Leone Strozzi (d. 1632), Villa Strozzi, Rome;
By descent, Strozzi Family Collection, Villa Strozzi, Rome (until sometime in the 19th Century);
Private Collection, France;
There purchased in 1988 by Anthony Roth, Ltd., London;
From whom acquired, 1991.

Literature

C. Avery, Bernini, Genius of the Baroque, London, 1997, p. 28;
A. Campitelli, Erme, in Bernini scultore: la nascita del Barocco in Casa Borghese, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Galleria Borghese, ed. by Anna Coliva and Sebastian Schütze, Rome 1998, pp. 30-31 and 24-25, figs 3-6;
M.B. Guerrieri Borsoi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Regista del Barocco (exhibition catalogue), Palazzo Venezia, Rome, 1999, cat. no. 26, pp. 312-314;
A. Bacchi, Del conciliare l’inconciliabile. Da Pietro Bernini a Gian Lorenzo Bernini: commissioni, maturazioni stilistiche e pratiche di bottega, in Gian Lorenzo Bernini regista del Barocco, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Palazzo Venezia, ed. by M.G. Bernardini and M. Fagiolo del’Arco, Milan 1999 pp. 65-76;
I. Lavin, 'Bernini giovane', in Bernini dai Borghese ai Barberini: La cultura a Roma intorno agli anni venti, proceedings of the conference (Rome, Villa Medici, Accademia di Francia a Roma, 17-19 February 1999), ed. by Olivier Bonfait and Anna Coliva, introduction by Anna Coliva, Rome, De Luca, 2004, p. 143, fig. 23;
M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Berniniana. Novità sul regista dek Barocco, Milan 2002, p. 56;
M. B. Guerrieri Borsoi, Gli Strozzi a Roma: mecenati e collezionisti nel Sei e Settecento, Fondazione Marco Besso, Rome, 2004, pp. 188-197, illus. pp. 194-196;
I. Lavin, "The Young Bernini" Studi sul Barocco romano. Scritti in onore di Maurizio Fagiolo, Milan, 2004, pp, 39-56, 49-50;
T. Montanari, "Percorsi per cinquant'anni di studi berniniani," Studiolo, 3, 2005, pp. 269-298, esp. p. 276;
H.U. Kessler, Pietro Bernini (1562-1629), München, 2005, essay p. 83, pp. 184-187, cat. 3, pp. 355-356, illus. pls. 106-109;
T. Montanari, “Chi perde vince”: un “Salvatore” di Gian Lorenzo e Pietro Bernini (1617-19 circa), «Prospettiva», n. 157-158, 2015, p. 180;
A. Bacchi and A. Coliva (curs.), Bernini, exhibition catalogue, The Borghese Gallery, Rome, 2017, pp. 30-31, fig. 7;
F. Scholten, Caravaggio - Bernini: Baroque in Rome, exhibition catalogue,  February 14 –September 2020,  Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum.

Exhibited

New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September – December 2006;
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Caravaggio - Bernini: Baroque in Rome, February 14 –September 2020.