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The Greatest Works Art About Saint Peter

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List of famous Saint Peter art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Saint Peter paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Saint Peter works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Saint Peter has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Saint Peter art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

These items, like The Liberation of St. Peter and The Crucifixion of St. Peter include images when available.

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of Saint Peter art?" then this list will be of use to you.
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  • The Crucifixion of St. Peter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Works Art About Saint Peter
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    The Crucifixion of St. Peter is a fresco painting by the Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti. It is housed in the Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, in the Vatican City, Rome. It is the last fresco executed by Michelangelo. The artist portrayed St. Peter in the moment in which he was raised by the Roman soldiers to the cross. Michelangelo concentrated the attention on the depiction of pain and suffering. The faces of the people present are clearly distressed. Pope Paul commissioned this fresco by Michelangelo in 1541 and unveiled it in his Cappella Paolina. Restoration of the fresco completed in 2009 revealed an image believed to be a self-portrait of Michelangelo himself. The... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Michelangelo
    • Subject: Saint Peter, Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Fresco, Painting
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  • Deliverance of Saint Peter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Works Art About Saint Peter
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    The Liberation of Saint Peter is a fresco painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael and his assistant Giulio Romano. It was painted in 1514 as part of Raphael's commission to decorate with frescoes the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. It is located in the Stanza di Eliodoro, which is named after The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple. The painting shows how Saint Peter was liberated from Herod's prison by an angel, as described in Acts 12. It is technically an overdoor, probably the most majestic ever painted. The fresco shows three scenes in symmetrical balance formed by the feigned architecture and stairs. In... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Saint Peter
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Fresco
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  • The Delivery of the Keys to Sa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Works Art About Saint Peter
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    The Delivery of the Keys to Saint Peter (1481-1482) is a painting by Italian Renaissance artist Pietro Perugino.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Pietro Perugino
    • Subject: Saint Peter
    • Genres (Art): Religious image, History painting
    • Art Form: Fresco
    • Period / Movement: High Renaissance
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  • The Four Apostles is a panel painting by the German Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer. It was finished in 1526, and is the last of his large works. It depicts the four apostles larger-than-life-size. The Bavarian Elector Maximilian I obtained The Four Apostles in the year 1627 due to pressure on the Nuremberg city fathers. Since then, the painting has been in Munich and, despite all the efforts of Nuremberg since 1806, it has not been returned.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Albrecht Dürer
    • Subject: Saint Peter, John the Apostle, Paul the Apostle
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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