Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Sant’Andrea al Quirinale, Rome

The giant doorway to this church disguises how small it is. Inside, a lantern leads the eye up and up. Pure theatre!

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Sant’Andrea al Quirinale, Rome, 1658–70, commissioned by Cardinal Camillo Francesco Maria Pamphili for the nearby Jesuit seminary


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris and Frank Dabell, "Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Sant’Andrea al Quirinale, Rome," in Smarthistory, July 19, 2015, accessed May 21, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/bernini-santandrea-al-quirinale/.