Friday, June 22, 2012

Pulcino della Minerva

Pulcino della Minerva, Minerva’s little chick by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, piazza della Minerva, Rome
Detail of the elephant, “Pulcino della Minerva” (Minerva’s little chick)
by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Piazza della Minerva
Rome, May 2012

External links: Pulcino della Minerva (Art History Presentation Archive) - Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (Wikipedia)

3 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Brilliant!

Dina said...

Funny to say about an elephant--but it's cute.

Theanne said...

I love elephants, this statue is quite elegant!

nice shot!