A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany. A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany.
A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany.
Germany

A papal skull: Dresden museum displays sensational art discovery, long thought lost

  • The white marble skull of Pope Alexander VII was created by the Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the 17th century
  • The skull is on show in the Semper Building of Dresden’s Zwinger palatial complex until the beginning of September

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A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany. A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany.
A skull made of white Carrara marble is the centrepiece of the special exhibition Bernini, the Pope and Death in the Semper Building in Dresden, Germany.
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