ALGARDI, Alessandro
(b. 1598, Bologna, d. 1654, Roma)

Bust of Bishop Ulpiano Volpi

Bronze, height 58 cm
Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan

Ulpiano Volpi was the archbishop of Chieti and the bishop of Novara. The bust, executed after a funeral mask, was conceived to view only frontally, its back side is hollow.