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Pope Liberius Baptizing the Neophytes

Artist

Alessandro Algardi

Date

1647-1649

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G313
Pope Liberius Baptizing the Neophytes, Alessandro Algardi
Pope Liberius Baptizing the Neophytes: Gallery Label - Current
: Algardi’s Relief of Pope Liberius Baptizing Neophytes
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Medium: Sculpture | Terracotta
Size: 21 1/2 x 36 x 1 in. (54.61 x 91.44 x 2.54 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 17th century
Physical Description: Relief study for the marble relief of Pope Liberius Baptizing Neophytes, in the Cortile de Belvedere in the Vatican, adorning the Fountain of St. Damasus
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 59.17
Artist: Alessandro Algardi, Italian (Rome), 1602-1654
Role: Sculptor
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian (Rome), 1602-1654
Added to Site: February 28, 2009