Bozzetto for altarpiece at the church of Sant' Agnese in Piazza Navona, Rome.
The Martyrdom of Sant' Emerenziana by Ercole Ferrata, 1660
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- 71 x 52 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £6,000)
- Acquired in:
- Heim Gallery
Depicts Sant'Emerenziana being stoned to death when praying beside the grave of St Agnes. Marble altar piece was unfinished at artist's death so this maquette provides the original design.
Doria-Pamphilj, Rome; Private Collection, Rome; Private Collection, Switzerland.