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Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ

Saints Peter and Paul are shown with the short curly hair and pointed beard typically associated with each man.

Ivory Panel with Saint Peter

Saint Peter appears with his symbol, the keys to heaven.

Peter from BL Eg 1139, f. 206v

Detail of miniature of Peter. Image taken from f. 206v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Medallion with Saint Peter from an Icon Frame

These nine medallions are from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel Gabriel. The medallions may have been sent as a gift from the Byzantine court to the neighboring Christian state of... more

Plaque with the Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew

This rare and highly important plaque epitomizes a key moment in the history of medieval art, when goldsmiths—who had traditionally used enamels only as a substitute for colored gems—realized the full potential... more

Initial P with the Martyrdom of Saint Peter Martyr

Saint Peter Martyr, a hero of the Dominican order who was murdered by heretics in 1253, was named a saint within two weeks! When the Dominicans established their liturgy three years later, the feast of Saint Pe... more

Manuscript Leaf with the Martyrdom of Saint Peter Martyr in an Initial P, from a Gradual

Saint Peter Martyr was killed outdoors by heretics after delivering an Easter sermon denouncing them. To represent his feast, however, this artist relied on the formula that had already been widely adopted for... more

Simon Magus, Peter and Paul from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 1

Detail of a historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of Simon Magus and Peter and Paul before Nero, at the beginning of the rubric 'Ci commence li escris de seint Pere et de seint Pol encontre Symon Mague devant lempereo... more

Crucifixion of Peter from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 6

Detail of an historiated initial 'D' of the crucifixion of Peter. Image taken from f. 6 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Peter Comestor from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 3

Historiated initial 'R'(everendo) of Peter Comestor with a partial bar border, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 3 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Peter Comestor from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 3

Detail of an historiated initial 'R'(everendo) of Peter Comestor, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 3 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Peter from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 73v

Detail of a miniature of Peter walking on water. Image taken from f. 73v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

Mocking of Christ, Denial of Peter, Christ before Pilate from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 174

Three miniatures of the mocking of Christ, of the denial of Peter, and of Christ before Pilate. Image taken from f. 174 of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Peter sending a letter from BL Royal 18 D VIII, f. 157

Detail of a miniature of Peter sending a letter, at the beginning of 1 Peter. Image taken from f. 157 of Bible historiale complétée (Maccabees to Revelation). Written in French.

Peter sending a letter from BL Royal 18 D VIII, f. 159

Detail of a miniature of Peter sending a letter, at the beginning of 2 Peter. Image taken from f. 159 of Bible historiale complétée (Maccabees to Revelation). Written in French.

Christ and Peter from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 241v

Detail of a miniature of four scenes in quatrefoils: (top left) Peter led out of prison by the angel, (top right) Christ enthroned, with the emblems of the Evangelists, (bottom left) the mystical institution of... more

Peter from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 252v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of an assisted Peter before the emperor. Image taken from f. 252v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Peter from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 253

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Peter crucified upside down, with two men tying knots at his feet. Image taken from f. 253 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Peter and Paul from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 303

Two-register miniature of Peter admitting souls to Paradise and Satan receiving souls in hell, with a bas-de-page scene of Paul's conversion on the Road to Damascus. Image taken from f. 303 of Psalter ('The Que... more

Christ and Peter from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 241v

Miniature of four scenes in quatrefoils: (top left) Peter led out of prison by the angel, (top right) Christ enthroned, with the emblems of the Evangelists, (bottom left) the mystical institution of the Euchari... more

Passion of Christ and Peter from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 253

Miniature of four scenes of the Passion of Christ in quatrefoils with (top left) Christ bearing the Cross, (top right) the Virgin Mary supporting the cross, assisted by a man with a hammer, (bottom left) Christ... more

Christ Presenting the Keys to Saint Peter

Set within architectural niches, Saint Peter receives keys from Christ, signifying the authority vested in him. The elements of Peter’s dress—the papal tiara and pallium—distinguish him as pope and bishop of Ro... more

Christ Presenting the Keys to Saint Peter

Set within architectural niches, Saint Peter receives keys from Christ, signifying the authority vested in him. The elements of Peter’s dress—the papal tiara and pallium—distinguish him as pope and bishop of Ro... more

Medallion with Saint Peter

This enamel medallion, the work of an unidentified goldsmith, was created about the same time as the leaf with the Assumption of the Virgin by the Sienese artist Niccolò di ser Sozzo (displayed nearby) and test... more

The Last Judgment; The Virgin and Child with a Bishop-Saint and Saint Peter Martyr; The Crucifixion; The Glorification of Saint Thomas Aquinas; The Nativity

One of the principal Florentine manuscript illuminators during the second quarter of the fourteenth century, the anonymous artist known as the Master of the Dominican Effigies, like many of his contemporaries, ... more

Peter of Capua from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 361

Detail of a miniature of Peter of Capua mediating between Philip Augustus and Richard I of England. Image taken from f. 361 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Peter of Capua from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 361

Miniature of Peter of Capua mediating between Philip Augustus and Richard I of England, with an illuminated initial 'P'(helippes). Image taken from f. 361 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Presentation Scene with Saint Peter Martyr and Three Donors

Trained in Pisa, Giovanni di Balduccio is noted for bringing the innovations of Tuscan sculptors to northern Italy. With quiet monumentality, this panel depicts the standing image of the bearded Saint Peter Mar... more

Chalice of Peter of Sassoferrato

This opulent chalice, with richly colored and exquisitely drawn enamels, represents the Crucifixion, the Virgin, and Saints John the Evangelist, Louis of Toulouse, John the Baptist, and Anthony of Padua (?). Se... more

Saint Peter as the First Pope

Indentified by his papal tiara, the apostle Peter wears an ornately decorated ecclesiastical vestment (chasuble). The keys signifying his role as guardian of the gates to Heaven, which were given to him by Chri... more

Peter from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 517

Detail of a miniature of Peter, with a key and a book. Image taken from f. 517 of Bible historiale complétée moyenne (the 'Bible Historiale of John the Good'). Written in French.

Peter Comestor giving his book from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of Peter Comestor giving his book to the Archbishop of Sens. Image taken from f. 2v of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Peter Comestor at work from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of Peter Comestor at work. Image taken from f. 2v of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.

Peter III of Aragon from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 20v

Detail of a miniature of the defeat and fatal wounding of Peter III of Aragon. Image taken from f. 20v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Peter Martyr from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 116v

Detail of a miniature of the martyrdom of Peter Martyr. Image taken from f. 116v of Legenda aurea. Written in French.

Agatha and Peter from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 73

Miniature of Agatha in prison visited by Peter, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'A'(gate). Image taken from f. 73 of Legenda aurea. Written in French.

Peter Martyr from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 116v

Miniature of the martyrdom of Peter Martyr, with a partial border and two foliate initials 'P'(ierres). Image taken from f. 116v of Legenda aurea. Written in French.

Peter from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 76v

Miniature of Peter enthroned, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'L'(a). Image taken from f. 76v of Legenda aurea. Written in French.

Pope Gregory and Peter the Deacon from BL Royal 15 D V, f. 218

Miniature of Pope Gregory in discourse with Peter the Deacon, with royal arms. Image taken from f. 218 of Les omelies Saint Grégoire pape (f. 1); La Fleur des Histoires (f. 218); Exemples Moraux (f. 259v). Writ... more

The Sudarium with St. Peter and St. Paul

Master ES (German, active ca. 1450–67)

Pope Gregory and Peter the Deacon from BL Royal 15 D V, f. 218

Detail of miniature of Pope Gregory in discourse with Peter the Deacon, with royal arms. Image taken from f. 218 of Les omelies Saint Grégoire pape (f. 1); La Fleur des Histoires (f. 218); Exemples Moraux (f. 2... more

St. Peter

Anonymous, German, 15th century

Peter Comestor from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 1

Miniature of Peter Comestor giving his book to the Archbishop of Sens. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Peter and Stephen from BL Eg 1070, f. 97v

Miniatures of St Peter (left) and St Stephen (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 97v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, cale... more

Paul and Peter from BL Eg 1070, f. 95

Miniatures of Paul (left) and Peter (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 95 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and r... more

Peter from BL Eg 1070, f. 94v

Miniature of Peter, with partial foliate border carried by an angel. Image taken from f. 94v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and rubrics in French.

Mark and Peter Martyr from BL Eg 1070, f. 91

Miniatures of Mark (left) and Peter Martyr (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 91 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calenda... more

Peter and Matthias from BL Eg 1070, f. 88

Miniatures of Christ and Peter (left) and Matthias (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 88 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin,... more

Peter from BL Eg 1070, f. 94v

Detail of a miniature of Peter, with partial foliate border carried by an angel. Image taken from f. 94v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and rubrics in French.

Relief Altarpiece with Saints Peter, Paul, and John the Baptist

Attributed to Gerardo di Mainardo (d. 1422) Made in Venice, Veneto, Italy

Peter and Paul from BL YT 28, f. 65

Miniature of the martyrdom of Peter on an upside-down cross; miniature of the martyrdom of Paul by beheading before the emperor Nero. Image taken from f. 65 of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translat... more

Peter from BL YT 28, f. 64v

Miniature of Peter as a fisherman. Image taken from f. 64v of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translation of Li Livres dou Tresor) (ff. 43v-130); miscellaneous texts (ff. 130v-143v). Written in Italian.