Possibly for a monument to Pope Innocent X Pamphili (Colnaghi's catalogue).
Design for a Papal Tomb Monument by Gianlorenzo Bernini, 16541668
© National Galleries of Scotland
- Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk
- 47 x 33 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £23,000)
- Acquired in:
There are no allegorical figures as in Bernini's other monuments and no tomb, instead the frail Pope leans with hand raised in benediction.
Sale: Sotheby's, London, 3/7/1996, lot. 137.