The Crucifixion of St Peter by Pierre-Hubert Subleyras

This oil sketch represents Subleyras's first thoughts for a suggested altarpiece (never realised) depicting the crucifixion of St Peter, to be placed in the Vatican basilica.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
47 x 31 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £40,000)
Acquired in:
1995
Vendor:
Colnaghi

It is related to a number of other compositions of the subject by the artist. Of these, the present oil sketch best conveys the excitement of the initial conception.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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