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dc.coverage.spatialSite: San Lorenzo in Lucina (Rome, Lazio, Italy)en_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 1660 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorBernini, Gian Lorenzoen_US
dc.date1660en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T20:19:24Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T20:19:24Z
dc.date.issued1660en_US
dc.identifier211690en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 619en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/119186
dc.descriptionDetail of angel (marble) lower right side, showing robes and foot; Located in San Lorenzo in Lucina. The Capella Fonseca is named after Gabriele Fonseca, doctor to Innocent X. The chapel itself was designed by Bernini and executed probably in the early 1660's, but not finished until later. Fonseca was very concerned with the quality of water in Rome and the Campagna, which he wanted to purify from malarial elements. His efforts in this regard are exemplified in a mural on the right wall of the chapel by Giacinto Gimignani, "Elisha pouring salt into the waters of Jericho in order to purify them" (1664). Bernini's bust of Fonseca, a later work of great intensity and passion, shows the doctor in deep prayer, looking towards the altar. The altarpiece (the Annunciation) by Lodovico Gimignani is a variant on the one by Guido Reni in the Quirinal chapel.en_US
dc.format.mediummarble; stucco; bronze; oil on canvasen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectdeath or burialen_US
dc.subjectportraitsen_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.titleFonseca Chapelen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-BG-CF-D7en_US
vra.culturalContextItalianen_US
vra.techniquecarving (processes) construction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypesepulchral chapelen_US
vra.worktypesculpture (visual work)en_US
dc.contributor.displayGian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian architect, 1598-1680)en_US


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