Artist Alessandro Algardi, Italian, 1598-1654
Title
  • Saint Peter
Date between 1646 and 1649
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 11 × 8 7/8 × 5 inches (27.9 × 22.5 × 12.7 cm)
Including base: 12 × 8 7/8 × 5 inches (30.5 × 22.5 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 81.2
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W220, Level 2 (see map)
(Heim Gallery, London, England);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
From Tintoretto to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., Heim Gallery. London, 1980, no. 34 (ill.).

Montagu, Jennifer. "Alessandro Algardi's Saint Peter and Saint Paul and the Patronage of the Franzoni Family." Bulletin of the DIA 61, nos. 1-2 (1983): pp. 18-29 (ill.).

Androsov, Sergi. "Some Works of Algardi from the Farsetti Collection in the Hermitage." Burlington Magazine 125 (1985): p. 82.

Montagu, Jennifer. Alessandro Algardi. New Haven, 1985, p. 377.

"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit Free Press, May 18, 1986, p. 30 (ill.).

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 138.