Gothic oak sculpture

Circa 1450 - 1500
Northern Italy

W 7 1/2" × H 22 3/4" × D 6"

Stock # Marh2376


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Gothic oak sculpture of St Peter. fully polychromed, holding two keys and a book.

Saint Peter also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, Cephas, or Peter the Apostle, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the early Church. According to Christian tradition, Peter was crucified in Rome under Emperor Nero.