(b. 1591, Cento, d. 1666, Bologna)

The Martyrdom of St Peter

Oil on canvas, 320 x 193 cm
Galleria Estense, Modena

This painting was executed in the first years of intense activity at the beginning of his career. The large altarpiece confirms the high quality of his works in this period.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 3 minutes):
Guillaume Dufay: Aurea luce, hymn for the feast of Sts Peter and Paul