The Influence of Galileo on Bernini's Saint Mary Magdalen and Saint Jerome

Chamberlain, Harriet Feigenbaum
March 1977
Art Bulletin;Mar1977, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p71
Academic Journal
Focuses on the influence of Galileo's works on gravity and materials on the creation of the statues 'Saint Mary Magdalen' and 'Saint Jerome,' both by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the 17th century. Problem of balance in the creation of the statues; Relevance of Galileo's theories in art.


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