Saint Peter, between 1646 and 1649

  • Alessandro Algardi, Italian, 1598-1654

Terracotta

  • Overall: 11 × 8 7/8 × 5 inches (27.9 × 22.5 × 12.7 cm) Including base: 12 × 8 7/8 × 5 inches (30.5 × 22.5 × 12.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

81.2

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W220

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Religious art
  • Terracotta
  • Sculpture
  • Bust
  • Saint
  • Rome
  • Saint peter

(Heim Gallery, London, England); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

From Tintoretto to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., Heim Gallery. London, 1980, no. 34 (ill.). Montagu, Jennifer. "Alessandro Algardi's Saint Peter and Saint Paul and the Patronage of the Franzoni Family." Bulletin of the DIA 61, nos. 1-2 (1983): pp. 18-29 (ill.). Androsov, Sergi. "Some Works of Algardi from the Farsetti Collection in the Hermitage." Burlington Magazine 125 (1985): p. 82. Montagu, Jennifer. Alessandro Algardi. New Haven, 1985, p. 377. "Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit Free Press, May 18, 1986, p. 30 (ill.). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 138.

Alessandro Algardi, Saint Peter, between 1646 and 1649, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 81.2.