Museo Sacro - III


Nicolas Mostaert (active 1578-1604) : The Descent from the Cross - Roma, 1579 (ivory mounted on a plaque, set in an ebony frame decorated with eight cutout cherubs holding instruments of the Passion; relief height 29 cm, width 22.7 cm) - 198K ; top of the Cross - 150K ; people at the left side of the Cross - 213K ; view of the right side of the Cross - 215K ; small image - 61K

Alessandro Algardi (1598-1654) : The Baptism of Christ - Roma, 1644-45 (terracotta, height 48.7 cm, width 47.8 cm) - 221K ; Christ - 272K ; John the Baptist - 258K ; small image - 47K

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) : Daniel and the lion - Roma, 1655 (terracotta, height 41.6 cm) - 42K ; Daniel - 281K ; the lion licking Daniel's foot - 263K

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) : Habakkuk and the angel - Roma, 1655 (terracotta, height 52 cm) - 48K ; the angel getting ready to lift Habakkuk by his hair - 275K ; Habakkuk surrenders to the commnad to take his food to Daniel's cave - 303K

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) : Charity with four children - Roma, 1627-28 (terracotta, height 39 cm) - 45K ; Charity breast-feeding one child - 273K ; detail: two children - 260K ; detail: the other two children - 263K

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) : Charity with two children - Roma, 1634 (terracotta, height 41.6 cm) - 43K ; Charity breast-feeding one child - 259K ; detail: two children - 235K

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) : Bust of Pope Urban VIII - Roma, 1632-33 (bronze, height 100 cm) - 177K ; small image - 25K

Benedetto Buglioni (1461-1521) : Wreath, with coat of arms of Pope Innocent VIII (1484-92) - Firenze, 1484-92 (glazed terracotta, diameter of wreath 121 cm - 296K ; two angels supporting the wreath (glazed terracotta, height c. 90 cm) - 334K ; small image - 50K

Hexalobe plaque with the Resurrection of Christ - Siena, early 14th century (copper with enamel and gilding, diameter 7.6 cm) - 128K

Six medallions with : Saint Elizabeth of Hungary - Siena, c. 1320 ( copper with enamel and gilding, diameter 5.9 cm) - 132K ; Saint Catherine of Alexandria - 126K ; Saint Louis of Toulouse - 140K ; Saint James the Great - 158K ; Saint Peter - 117K ; Saint Paul - 125K

Pair of medallions with the portrait of pope Paul II (1464-71) and his coat of arms - Firenze, 1464-71 (silver, niello and silver gilt; diameter 4.5 cm) - 121K

Medallions with scenes from the Passion of Christ : the Betrayal - Vicenza, c. 1524 (rock crystal (intaglio) and silver gilt; height 10 cm, width 11.1 cm) - 123K ; Christ carrying the Cross - 153K ; the Entombment - 131K

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