Jonah (Lorenzetto)

The statue of Jonah and the whale is a marble sculpture by Lorenzetto in the niche to the left of the altar in the Chigi Chapel, the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome. The sculptor followed the original designs of his mentor, Raphael, who was the architect of the chapel. This is the only sculpture that Raphael himself designed and was executed according to his intentions.


The statue of Jonah and the whale is a marble sculpture by Lorenzetto in the niche to the left of the altar in the Chigi Chapel, the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome. The sculptor followed the original designs of his mentor, Raphael, who was the architect of the chapel. This is the only sculpture that Raphael himself designed and was executed according to his intentions.
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