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The Greatest 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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    • 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, stucco and paint. It is generally considered to be one of the sculptural masterpieces of the High Roman Baroque. It pictures Teresa of Ávila....  more
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      • Antonio Canova’s statue The Three Graces is a Neoclassical sculpture, in marble, of the mythological three charites, daughters of Zeus – identified on some engravings of the statue as, from left to right, Euphrosyne, Aglaea and Thalia - who were said to represent beauty, charm and joy. The Graces presided over banquets and gatherings primarily to entertain and delight the guests of the gods. As such they have always proved to be attractive figures for historical artists including Sandro Botticelli and Bertel Thorvaldsen. A version of the sculpture is to be found in the Hermitage Museum); another is owned jointly and exhibited in turn by the Victoria and Albert Museum and the National...  more
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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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