Peter Preaching - [Lectionary selection, Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C].
 Angelico, fra, approximately 1400-1455

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Title:Peter Preaching - [Lectionary selection, Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C]
Notes:The lectionary reading from Acts, Chapter 11, tells the story of Peter's teaching in Jerusalem. The painting of Peter preaching is part of the Linaiuoli Tabernacle, a large altarpiece that is Fra Angelico's earliest mature work. The section of Peter Preaching is one of three smaller panels below the main one. The scene shows St. Mark writing down the sermon on a tablet as Peter preaches, an illustration of the non-canonical ancient tradition that St Mark’s gospel is essentially St Peter’s eye-witness account.

From The Yorck Project.
Date:1433
Artist:Angelico, fra, approximately 1400-1455
Building:Museo Nazionale di San Marco
Object/Function:Altarpiece
Material:Paint
City/Town:Florence
Country:Italy

Scripture:Acts 11:1-18
Lectionary links:CEast05
General Subject:Easter
Preaching
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy

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Attribution:Angelico, fra, approximately 1400-1455. Peter Preaching - [Lectionary selection, Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C], from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=47861 [retrieved October 19, 2021]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fra_Angelico_092.jpg.
Record Number:47861 Last Updated: 2021-02-26 17:30:11 Record Created: 2006-11-16 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Grove Art Online. Oxford University Press, 2004.