thegetty : A long-lost marble by Gian Lorenzo Bernini depicting Pope Paul V is joining the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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A long-lost marble by Gian Lorenzo Bernini depicting Pope Paul V is joining the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Its whereabouts were unknown for over 100 years until it surfaced in a private collection less than two years ago.

Bernini carved it when he was just 23.

This Just In: A Rediscovered Bernini

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