Saint Agnes

After a model by Gian Lorenzo Bernini Italian

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The saint is shown standing, her gaze lifted to heaven to emphasize her ecstatic expression. She wears a robe and heavy cloak and holds a palm symbolizing her martyrdom. A lamb, symbol of Saint Agnes, is depicted crouching at her feet. Another example of this statuette is in the Chapel of Palazzo Doria, Rome.

Saint Agnes, After a model by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome), Bronze, Italian, Rome

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