Bernini Nefertiti Bust

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It’s 1345 BCE. Thutmose has created one of the most beautiful art sculptures in the world, Nefertiti Bust. As a result, Nefertiti resembles an iconic symbol of beauty all over the world. The Nefertiti was sculpted by Thutmose in Amrana, Egypt in 1345 BCE for Pharaoh Akhenaten. The sculpture is now located in Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany. Thutmose used limestone and stucco to sculpt the magnificent nineteen-inch high and forty-four pound piece. The piece is made out of limestone and covered in layers of stucco. Nefertiti’s face is asymmetrical with the exclusion of the missing left eye (made out of quartz with black paint). “Nefertiti cap crown” was characterized as blue with a golden diadem that looped like a ribbon in the back. In front of her cap crown there is a cobra but now it has become broken. Her collar shows a beautiful floral pattern.…show more content…
It’s 1621. Bernini has finished creating the Bust of Pope Gregory XV. The Bust of Pope Gregory XV was sculpted with Marble. The sculpture stands at 25 inch tall in the heart of Toronto at Art Gallery of Ontario. Much of the sculpture resembles different parts of the Church and the Pope. The Bust of Pope Gregory XV portrays sixty-seven-year-old man as the pope, an authoritative influence in international affairs. Bernini utilized the gold threads, stiff formal embroidery, and jewelled morse to depict the wealth and power of the Church. The responsibility of the office is conveyed through the bowing down of the Pope’s head. The soft wrinkles across his forehead are created by his raised eyes that gaze into the view of eternity. His skin is smooth and his mustache was created by Bernini’s favorite tool, the

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