BELLINI, Giovanni
(b. ca. 1426, Venezia, d. 1516, Venezia)

The Murder of St Peter the Martyr

Oil on panel, 67 x 100 cm
Courtauld Gallery, London

On the left St Peter the Martyr is represented as being murdered by Pietro da Balsamo, a heretic. On the right another monk, Fra Domenico, tries to escape in vain.

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