Saint Peter, Artus Quellinus (I), 1658 - 1659

Saint Peter, Artus Quellinus (I), 1658 - 1659

terracotta (clay material), h 48cm More details

During the years when Quellinus was working on the new Town Hall in Amsterdam, he retained his workshop in Antwerp, which is where this figure of Saint Peter originated. It is a preparatory study for a large marble statue for the tomb of Pieter Saboth in the local Sint-Andrieskerk. Quellinus rarely produced works of a religious nature, such as this Saint Peter, in predominantly Protestant Amsterdam.

On display in room 2.32

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