RUSCONI, Camillo
(b. 1658, Milano, d. 1728, Roma)

St John the Evangelist

Marble, height 425 cm
San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome

Niches set into the pillars of the main nave of the Lateran basilica hold imposing statues of the Apostles, made in the early years of the 18th century by famous sculptors of the time such as Camillo Rusconi, Pierre Legros, and Pierre Monnot. Camillo Rusconi was responsible for four of the twelve statues of the Apostles.