Angel with the Lance

Angel with the Lance – Castel Sant’Angelo – Rome. The bridge was built in about 133 to link the mausoleum of Hadrian to the left bank of the Tiber, but very little remains of the original structure. The Pope Clemens VII Medici in 1534 put the statues of Saint Peter and Saint Paul on the side opposite Castel Sant’Angelo. In the 17th century the structure became one of the best examples of the Roman baroque with the collocation of statues of angels and symbols of the Passion, designed by Bernini…Angel with the Lance, Castel Sant'Angelo

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