The liberation of Peter, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn;  school
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
The liberation of Peter
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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn school

The liberation of Peter, ca. 1640 – 1650


Blatt
195 x 222 mm
Inventory Number
858
Object Number
858 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1846 in Kiel
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The liberation of Peter
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso unten rechts Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Narrenkappe mit angehängter Ziffer 4 und drei Kugeln
Work Catalogues
  • Benesch III.165.616

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1846 in Kiel

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Apostelgeschichte 12,3-7

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73F2144 the angel leads Peter past the sleeping guards
  • 44G312 prisoner; in fetters

Research and Discussion

Research

Alternative Attribution
Historic Attribution

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19.02.2024