The Prophet Balaam

Terracotta (clay material) | 22.5cm | 1575 - 1577

Tommaso Porlezza della Porta

This sculpted modello or bozzetto is a design for a statue of the prophet Balaam intended for the basilica of the pilgrimage site of Loreto in Central Italy. The church was built around the Santa Casa, the house where, according to legend, the Virgin...
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