The Denial of Saint Peter

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Creator

Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi
(1571-1610)

Title

The Denial of Saint Peter

Date

ca. 1610

Format

Oil on canvas
94 x 125.4 cm

Publisher

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gallery 621
Accession Number: 1997.167

Identifier

Painting

Contributor

Kathleen Kanaley

Subject

St. Peter denies that he is a follower of Jesus Christ.

Description

St. Peter, the man on the right, denies the accusations of the guard and the maid, who claim that he is a follower of Jesus Christ. In the biblical account, Peter denies this accusation three times.

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Original Format

Painting

Files

Caravaggio_Denial_Peter_1610.jpg

Citation

Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi (1571-1610), “The Denial of Saint Peter,” Honors Art At The Met, accessed September 22, 2017, http://honorsartatthemet.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/14.

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