David

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DAVID - Bernini 1623 David is a life-size marble sculpture, completed in the course of seven months from 1623 to 1624. Bernini’s David is like a major league pitcher winding up to throw a 95 miles an hour fastball. The pitcher gathers all of his strength for each pitch and puts everything he has

Apollo e Dafne

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APOLLO E DAFNE Gian Lorenzo Bernini created for Cardinal Scipione Borghese an unprecedented masterpiece depicting the metamorphosis in laurel of the Nanny caste, Dafne, pursued in vain by Apollo, god of light. The natural marble work, begun by Bernini at twenty-four years, between 1622 and 1625, was placed in the same room of