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Saint Peter Receives Keys to Paradise from Christ

  • etching, paper
  • 121 x 84 mm
  • Inv. 2014-IG-1

Public Domain

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Saint Peter kneels before the risen Christ and receives the keys from him. Several disciples look on.


Hippolyte Louis Emile Pauquet RKD
Paris 1797 - Paris 1871

Jean Michel Moreau RKD
Paris 1741 - Paris 1814

Title Saint Peter Receives Keys to Paradise from Christ
Period 19th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-IG-1
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D3 Christ as adult Iconclass
11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara Iconclass
11I3 the twelve apostles (as a group), usually with books or scrolls (not in biblical context) Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31A25331 pointing to the forehead with the index finger Iconclass
31A25551 index finger upwards Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73C7 Christ as teacher (part I): explaining his doctrine; teaching ~ parables and proverbs Iconclass
73C71 Christ and his twelve apostles: calling, mission and Transfiguration Iconclass
73C712 mission of the apostles Iconclass
73C7124 Christ asking the apostles: 'whom do men say that I am?' (Matthew 16:13-23; Mark 8:27-33; Luke 9:18-22) Iconclass
73C71242 Christ gives the keys of heaven to Peter Iconclass
73E376 mission of Peter ('Pasce oves meas'): Christ pointing to a lamb, Peter perhaps with keys in his hands Iconclass
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