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Angel with the Crown of Thorns is a statue by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Originally commissioned by Pope Clement IX for the Ponte Sant'Angelo project, the statue was replaced with a copy and the original was moved to Sant'Andrea delle Fratte in Rome, Italy. The statue was started in 1667 and completed in 1669.[1] A terracotta modello for the sculpture is held by the musée du Louvre in Paris.

Angel with the Crown of Thorns
Angel with the Crown of Thorns by Bernini.jpg
ArtistGian Lorenzo Bernini
Year1667 (1667)
LocationSant'Andrea delle Fratte, Rome
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°54′13.0″N 12°29′0.7″E / 41.903611°N 12.483528°E / 41.903611; 12.483528


  1. ^ "Angel with the Crown of Thorns". Web Gallery of Art. Retrieved 13 August 2013.