Gian Lorenzo Bernini 1598 – 1680 was an Italian artist. He was the leading sculptor of his age and architect. He painted, wrote plays, and designed metalwork and stage sets. Effectively became the successor of Michelangelo.
(Painted by Vicente Lopez Portana) Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes Spanish romantic painter regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was court painter to the Spanish Crown.