VITTORIA, Alessandro
(b. 1525, Trento, d. 1608, Venezia)

St Jerome

Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice

This statue, Michelangelesque sculpture in its expression, anatomical realism, and strength, is the masterpiece of the sculptor. St Jerome stands on an altar in the right aisle of the church. On the sides are the statues of St Peter and St Andrew, above the altar two sibyls, all by Vittoria.