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The Ludovisi Saint Peter


Bastiano Torrigiani


2nd century (marble body); c. 1590 (gilt bronze head, hands and feet; throne)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G341
The Ludovisi Saint Peter, Bastiano Torrigiani
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Medium: Sculpture | Greek cipollino marble, rosso variegato marble, gilt bronze
Size: 15 3/4 x 9 3/16 x 6 5/16 in. (40.01 x 23.34 x 16.03 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Rome
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 2nd and 16th century
Physical Description: male figure wearing a robe carved from brown-veined rock, seated on a red and cream stone plinth; head, hands and feet of gilt bronze; curly hair and beard; wearing cap; man holds scroll in PL hand and two keys in PR hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 2009.58
Artist: Bastiano Torrigiani, Italian, active 1573 - 1596
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian, active 1573 - 1596
Added to Site: December 16, 2009