Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saint Ignatius Loyola with Saints and Martyr of the Jesuit Order

Artist:
Alessandro Algardi (Italian, Bologna 1598–1654 Rome)
Founder:
Probably cast by Giovanni Andrea Lorenzani
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
11 3/8 x 18 5/8 in. (28.9 x 47.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.152.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 550
This is a variant of the relief on the reliquary urn of Saint Ignatius on that saint's altar in the church of the Gesù, Rome. The urn was cast in 1629.
Herman Falkenberg , New York ; by descent, Kingsley Falkenberg (until 1938; sold to MMA)
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