The European Baroque being in Rome it was meant o be a celebration of the catholic church victory again the protestant. The catholic church was trying to attract new and bring back old followers by introducing this new dramatic style. Baroque architecture is interested in combining function and universality. Probably the most well-known and influential sculptor of this era is Gianlorenzo Bernini. Creating beautiful work of art like the Ecstasy of Saint Teressa.

Ecstasy of Saint Teresa


Chateau de maison lafitteMarble court , Versailles

Room of the Bull's eye


Interior of chapel, Versailles

Chapelle La chute des anges rebelles

Apollo Fountain, Versailles



Boulle console

Mazarin desk

Cup board

Modern Baroque

Girl with the Pearl Earing