Saint Peter, Cosimo Fanzago (Italian, born Lombard, active chiefly in Naples, 1591–1678), Gilt bronze, Italian, Naples

Saint Peter

Artist:
Cosimo Fanzago (Italian, born Lombard, active chiefly in Naples, 1591–1678)
Date:
1633–34
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 11 1/8 × 4 3/4 × 3 3/4 in. (28.3 × 12.1 × 9.5 cm)
Height (with pedestal): 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.187
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 550
The statue originally stood on a tabernacle in the conventual church of Las Augustinas Recoletas in Salamanca, commissioned by Manuel de Zuñiga, viceroy of Naples.
Commissioned by Manuel de Zuñiga, viceroy of Naples ; [ Blumka Gallery , New York, until 1952; sold to MMA ]