Born - 1090
Died - 20 August 1153
- 20 August
Canonized - 1174 by Pope Alexander III
Installed - 1667-1668
It was part of a group of 16 that
were built between July and December 1668.
- Lazzaro Morelli
Although the attribution is
hypothetical, the statue shares characteristics with St
Anthony of Padua (126) made by Morelli.
- 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
of Clairvaux was an outstandingly successful propagator of a
Benedictine reform movement which became the Cistercian order. In
1830, Pope Pius VIII named him a Doctor of the Church.
Roma Sacra - San Pietro in Vaticano, Itineraries 21-22, ©Fabbrica
of St. Peter's, July 2001
Le Statue Berniniani del Colonnato di San Pietro by Valentino
Martinelli ©1987 by de Luca
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