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Saint Peter

Inscription

in ink across bottom of sheet: Sancte petre apostole; l.l. in red: XL.Vi [2?]; in inner frame above apostle's head: D Regale Sacerdocium; additional Latin text, in ink, above and to the left of outer border

Signed

not signed

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from H. P. Kraus October, 1956

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Second half of 15th century

Dimensions

Other (Manuscript cover): 22 x 15.8 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.) Sheet: 20.8 x 15.2 cm (8 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

56.517

Medium or Technique

Woodcut glued to a manuscript cover, with ink and hand-coloring

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