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In conjunction with the exhibition Bernini: Sculpting in Clay (on view October 3, 2012–January 6, 2013), Tod Marder, Professor II, Department of Art History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, outlines the methods Bernini used to design and construct the fountains in Piazza Navona in Rome. Marder also discusses how Bernini's use of models helped him gain valuable commissions and ensure that his fountains would be accurately constructed.
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Colin Macrae Ingersoll ; Colin Macrae Ingersoll ; Ralph McAllister Ingersoll (until 1968)
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