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BERNINI- His mark on St. Peters Basilica

Gian Lorenzo Bernini sculptures in St. Peter's, Vatican, Italy, including the spiral bronze Alter & this throne of St. Peter. This alabaster window was the photo on our 1st Christmas card! Bernini also created the “Fountain of the Four Rivers” in Piazza Navona, Rome.

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Giant Lorenzo Bernini you absolute genius! The fact that he could make stone look like a transparent veil is stupendous!