Santa Maria Maggiore

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There are four stucco angels with gilded clothing and holding sprays of vegetation. They are by Pietro Bracci, and were executed in 1749 for the new baldacchino provided by Fuga for the high altar. However, in 1932 it was decided that the top of the baldacchino should be chopped off to improve the view of the apse mosaic, and so the angels were moved here.