Left of Coat of Arms
- Virgin and Martyr
Born - 284
Died - 305
created - 1667-1668
It is part of a group of 16 installed
between May 1667 and July 1668.
- Lazzaro Morelli
Morelli, the son of a Florentine
sculptor, initially came to Rome to work under Francois
Duquesnoy, but left that studio to work under Bernini.
- 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
Febronia is represented in the act of
holding pliers to her chest, the instrument of her martyrdom.
Her pious legend was that
Febronia was a nun at Nisibis martyred at the time
of Diocletian. In the effort to make the lives of the saints
accord with the facts of history, her listing was removed from
the Roman Martyrology 2001.
Saints on the North Colonnade
Left of the Coat of Arms
Saints on North Colonnade
Alexander VII Coat of Arms
24. Mary of Egypt
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
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