Floor of the Santa Maria del Popolo : Chigi Chapel (Rome, Italy) : Detail of the floor by Bernini (the center depicts a kneeling skeleton or "figure of death")

Creator:
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680
Published/Created:
Rome, Lazio, Italy
1655-1661
Date Depicted:
10/18/1998
1500 AD - 1699 AD
Materials:
colored marble
Topics:
Architecture -- Italy -- 17th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Baroque
Culture:
Italian
Accession Number:
1A2-I-R-SP-6A-A3
Genre:
stone (semi-precious)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Fossil, Rock & Mineral Specimens
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
allegorical; death or burial; decorative arts intarsia architectural elements; floors (surface elements)
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module One
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
10/18/1998
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10112862
PID:
digcoll:1855582