San Francesco a Ripa 1/1 by Tripoto
Eva Polino
This 17th century church houses various delightful sculptures of 17th century Renaissance artists. Situated on the edge of river Tiber, it is dedicated to Francis of Assisi. This church is pretty old and has been renovated and reconstructed several time, the last time being somewhere in the 1680's. The church houses the very controversial and popular sculpture of Bernini- Beata Ludovica Albertoni (Blessed Ludovica Albertoni) Along with this there are various paintings by Gaulli, Salviati etc.