François Duquesnoy  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

François Duquesnoy (January 12, 1597 BrusselsJuly 12, 1643 Livorno) was a prominent Baroque sculptor in Rome. His more idealized representations are often contrasted with the emotional character of Bernini's works, while his style shows greater affinity to the Algardi's sculptures.

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