Portraiture

St Peter

St Peter
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Portraiture, Mosaics and Stained-Glass, Smalt; Roman mosaic, 61x40cm
Origin: Russia, St Petersburg, 1755, Workshop of Lomonosov M.V.
Author of Origin: Reni, Guido
Personage: St Peter, Apostle
Source of entry: State Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR, Leningrad, 1960
Theme: The Bible and Christianity
Exibition: Russian Culture: late 17th - first half of the 18th century

See also

Saint Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Peter (Greek: Πετρος, Rock) [1] (c.1–64 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles , chosen by Jesus as one of his first disciples. He is prominently featured ...
St. Peter's Basilica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Basilica of Saint Peter (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St. ...
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles
The life of St. Peter may be conveniently considered under the following heads: ...... Concerning the Epistles of St. Peter, see EPISTLES OF SAINT PETER; ...
St. Peter, First Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
He was then buried on Vatican Hill, and excavations under St. Peter’s Basilica have unearthed his probable tomb, and his relics are now enshrined under the ...

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