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Famous Baroque Sculptures

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List of famous Baroque sculptures, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Baroque period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic sculptures in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Baroque sculptures, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned sculptures from the Baroque period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

Pieces on this list include Milo of Croton and Funerary monument for the heart of Duke Henri I of Longueville and his son Henri II of Longueville.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Baroque sculptures?” and “What are examples of Baroque sculptures?”
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    Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius is a sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini created circa 1618-19. Housed in the Galleria Borghese in Rome, the sculpture depicts a scene from the Aeneid, where the hero Aeneas leads his family from burning Troy. more

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    • Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    • Subject: Ascanius, Anchises, Aeneas
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Allegory alluding to the Recovery of the King is a bas-relief created by Nicolas Coustou in 1693. more

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    • Artist: Nicolas Coustou
    • Subject: Louis XIV of France
    • Art Form: Sculpture, Bas-relief
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa is the central sculptural group in white marble set in an elevated aedicule in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. It was designed and completed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the leading sculptor of his day, who also designed the setting of the Chapel in marble, ...more

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    • Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    • Subject: Teresa of Ávila
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Funerary monument for the Duke Henri I of Longueville and his son Henri II of Longueville is a funerary monument created by Francois Anguier in 1661. more

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    • Artist: François and Michel Anguier
    • Subject: Henri II d'Orléans^! Duke of Longueville
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    La Paix de Nimgue is a bronze bas relief created by Martin Desjardins in the late 17th century. more

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    • Artist: Martin Desjardins
    • Subject: Louis XIV of France
    • Art Form: Sculpture, Bas-relief, Metalworking
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Milo of Croton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baroque Sculptures
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    Milo of Croton is a sculpture created by Pierre Paul Puget in 1682. more

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    • Artist: Pierre Paul Puget
    • Subject: Milo of Croton
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Polyphemus Sitting on a Rock is a sculpture created by Corneille Van Cleve in 1681. more

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    • Artist: Corneille Van Cleve
    • Subject: Polyphemus
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Saint James the Less is a bas relief created by Jean-Jacques Clerion in 1689. more

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    • Artist: Jean-Jacques Clérion
    • Subject: Saint James the Less
    • Art Form: Sculpture, Bas-relief
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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