Open main menu

Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis

The Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis is a marble portrait sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Executed in 1622,[1] the work depicts François de Sourdis. It is currently in the Musée d'Aquitaine in Bordeaux, France.[2]

Bust of Cardinal Escoubleau de Sourdis
Le cardinal François de Sourdis par Le Bernin.jpg
ArtistGian Lorenzo Bernini
Year1622 (1622)
Catalogue14
TypeSculpture
MediumMarble
SubjectFrançois de Sourdis
DimensionsLife-size
LocationMusée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux

ReferencesEdit

Notes
  1. ^ Wittkower 1955, pp. 238–39.
  2. ^ "Musée d'Aquitaine" (in French). Académie Bourdeaux. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
Bibliography
  • Avery, Charles (1997). Bernini: Genius of the Baroque. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 9780500286333.
  • Baldinucci, Filippo (2006) [1682]. The Life of Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271730769.
  • Bernini, Domenico (2011) [1713]. The Life of Giano Lorenzo Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271037486.
  • Dempsey, Charles (2000). Inventing the Renaissance Putto. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. ISBN 9780807826164.
  • Mormando, Franco (2011). Bernini: His Life and His Rome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226538525.
  • Wittkower, Rudolf (1955). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 9780714837154.