'St Peter ordaining St Stephen Deacon', mid 15th century. Artist: Fra Angelico
'St Peter ordaining St Stephen Deacon', mid 15th century. St Stephen (dc35), a deacon of the early Christian church in Jerusalem, was found guilty of blasphemy by the Sanhedrin. He was stoned to death, so becoming the first Christian martyr. Fresco in the Chapel of Nicholas V, Vatican, Rome, dedicated to St Stephen and St Laurence.
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'An Angel appears to the Apostle Peter in prison', mid 18th century, (1928). Artist
'An Angel appears to the Apostle Peter in prison', mid 18th century, (1928). Pen with wash. At one time known to have been in the Former Orloff Collection, Paris, France. Italian Venetian painter and printmaker Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770), worked not only in Italy, but also in Germany and Spain. He was commissioned to carry out frescoes in churches and palaces, and was elected President of the Academy of Padua. As well as his large-scale majestic works, he also produced etchings and oil paintings, and is widely regarded as one of the most important artists of the period. Illustration from The Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Volume I, by Detlev Baron Von Hadeln. [The Pegasus Press, Paris, 1928]
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'The Vocation of St. Peter', sculptural relief, marble, c
'The Vocation of St. Peter', sculptural relief, marble, c. 1160-1165, from the Monastery of San Pere de Rodes, by the Master of Cabestany.
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