St. Peter at The Victoria & Albert Museum

This figure of St. Peter originally held two keys. One is now broken, the other is restored. In the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus says to Peter, 'And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.' St. Peter is often portrayed in medieval and Renaisssance art holding two keys.

This figure of St. Peter originally held two keys. One is now broken, the other is restored. In the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus says to Peter, 'And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.' St. Peter is often portrayed in medieval and Renaisssance art holding two keys.
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This figure of St. Peter originally held two keys. One is now broken, the other is restored. In the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus says to Peter, 'And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.' St. Peter is often portrayed in medieval and Renaisssance art holding two keys. About 1562 by Giovanni Bologna, called Giambologna (1529-1608)<br/><br/>More from the Fuji X100S www.flickr.com/photos/kendavies/sets/72157633171675942
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DescriptionThis figure of St. Peter originally held two keys. One is now broken, the other is restored. In the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus says to Peter, 'And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.' St. Peter is often portrayed in medieval and Renaisssance art holding two keys.
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CopyrightCopyright 2013 Kenvyn & Debbie Davies
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