In 1679, at the grand old age of 80, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) completed his final sculpture, the bust of Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World).
Gian Lorenzo Bernini died on December 7th 1680. He is buried in the church of Santa Maria Maggiore.
Bernini's bust of Salvator Mundi is on display in the church of San Sebastiano Fuori le Mura.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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