PERUGINO, Pietro
(b. 1450, Citta della Pieve, d. 1523, Perugia)

Christ Handing the Keys to St Peter (detail)

1481-82
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The triumphal arches at the extremities appear as superfluous antiquarian references, suitable for a Roman audience. This detail shows the arch at the left.