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Pope Liberius Baptizing the Neophytes


Alessandro Algardi



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