RAFFAELLO Sanzio
(b. 1483, Urbino, d. 1520, Roma)

The Liberation of St Peter (detail)

1514
Fresco, width of detail: 235 cm
Stanza di Eliodoro, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican

The story in this fresco is broken down into three distinct episodes, taken from the Acts of the Apostles. The second (in the centre) shows the appearance of the Angel of Freedom in the saint's cell.




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