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Bust of Giovanni Vigevano is a marble sculptural portrait by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The bust was produced between 1617 and 1618, and was then inserted into the tomb for Vigevano after he died in 1630. The tomb is in the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome.[1]

Bust of Giovanni Vigevano
Bust of Giovanni Vigevano by Gianlorenzo Bernini.jpg
ArtistGian Lorenzo Bernini
Year1617–18 (1617–18)
SubjectGiovanni Vigevano
LocationSanta Maria sopra Minerva, Rome
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°53′53″N 12°28′42″E / 41.89806°N 12.47833°E / 41.89806; 12.47833



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