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  • in Baroque Rome, when the Austrian-born artist-designer Johann Paul Schor was not collaborating with Bernini, he might be called on to design sculptural architecture to be executed in sugar at a banquet?

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Question 1:
When did Gian Lorenzo Bernini die?

Question 2: Pope ________ decided that he wanted an ancient Egyptian obelisk to be erected in the piazza and in 1665 he commissioned Bernini to create a sculpture to support the obelisk.
Pope John Paul IIPope Innocent XPope Alexander VIPope Alexander VII

Question 3: Lawrence" (1614-1615) - Marble, 66 x 108 cm, Contini Bonacossi Collection, ________

Question 4: 1617) - Marble, Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, ________

Question 5:
When is Gian Lorenzo Bernini's birthday?

Question 6: Bernini was also a leading figure in the emergence of Roman ________ along with his contemporaries, the architect, Francesco Borromini and the painter and architect, Pietro da Cortona.
Renaissance architectureNeoclassical architectureRenaissance Revival architectureBaroque architecture

Question 7: Loggia of the Founders (1647-1652) Marble, Cappella Cornaro, Santa Maria della Vittoria, ________

Question 8: Amongst his most well known works is the ________ (1656-67), the piazza and colonnades in front of St Peter's and the interior decoration of the Basilica.
PopeSaint Peter's SquarePapal CoronationVatican City

Question 9: Bernini also gained royal commissions from outside Italy, for subjects such as Louis XIV, ________, Francesco I d'Este, Charles I of England and Henrietta Maria.
François GuizotArmand Marc, comte de MontmorinCardinal RichelieuÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul

Question 10: This ensured that he effectively became the successor of Michelangelo, far outshining other sculptors of his generation, including his rival, ________.
Pope Innocent XPope Urban VIIIAlessandro AlgardiSt. Peter's Basilica

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