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After a picture in the October Smithsonian of the bust Bernini carved of his mistress, Costanza Bonarelli, reputedly the first marble sculpture ever created not for commission, but for the artist's own pleasure:

bernini's mistress

bernini's mistress

Yeah, that's freakin' awesome.

Date: 2008-11-24 11:46 am (UTC)
ann1962: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ann1962
That's beautiful!

Date: 2008-11-24 10:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dherblay.livejournal.com
Isn't it? I am great.

Date: 2008-11-24 10:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dherblay.livejournal.com
Yes, it is. Thank you.

Date: 2008-11-24 04:59 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] scrollgirl.livejournal.com
Dude, that is freakin' GORGEOUS. Wow, seriously wow.

Date: 2008-11-24 10:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dherblay.livejournal.com
Thank you. You know, you owe me Bernini stories. What did you do in Rome? I want details! Details that make me look awesome!

Date: 2008-11-25 05:47 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] anomster.livejournal.com
Really nice shading work. Lookit you, all multitalented & stuff!

Date: 2008-11-26 04:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dherblay.livejournal.com
Thank you.

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