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"The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni" by Bernini at San Francesco a Ripa, Trastevere, Rome. It's perhaps not his best sculpture, but she's in the throws of realizing divine ecstasy ... and it looks an awful lot more earthy than divine. I'm also entertained by the several watching cherubs ...

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