Gian Lorenzo Bernini(redirected from Giovanni Bernini)
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo(1598–1680)
Italian architect and sculptor whose works include the Trevi Fountain (Illus.) Rome, in 1632. He designed St. Peter’s Piazza (Illus.), the Vatican, and the Colonnade (Illus.), a huge elliptical space surrounded by a colonnade with columns four deep in (1656).
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