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The Angel Releasing St. Peter from Prison

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Provenance

Commissioned by Sir George Howland Beaumont (d. 1827); to the Parish Church of Cole Orton, Leicestershire, England; returned to the Beaumonts, 1853; to Robert William Hooper, 1859; to the Chapel of the Worcester, Mass., Lunatic Hospital; to MFA, 1921, gift of Robert William Hooper through the Worcester State Hospital.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert William Hooper

1814–16

Dimensions

318.45 x 276.86 cm (125 3/8 x 109 in.)

Accession Number

21.1379

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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