THE APOSTLE PETER

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THE APOSTLE PETER

RUSSIAN (MOSCOW SCHOOL), EARLY 16TH CENTURY

The panel, originally part of an iconostasis, representing the Apostle bending forwards to the direction where Christ would appear, holding a closed scroll and his attribute the key, with his other hand gesturing in supplication, his face framed by short hair and a beard, painted with deep colours, his garments rendered with green and yellow, the folds outlined in black

41? x 20 1/8 in. (106 x 51 cm)