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

St John the Evangelist

Bronze, height 70 cm
Santi Vittore e Carlo, Genoa

Algardi and his workshop executed four busts (St Mary Magdalene, St John the Evangelist, Virgin, Mary of Chleophas) placed on the bases of the four columns of the chapel of Crucifix. The busts show antique inspiration.