Der hl. Petrus von Alcántara wandelt über den Fluss Quadiana
Claudio Coello (1642-1693)

Der hl. Petrus von Alcántara wandelt über den Fluss Quadiana,

um 1690?
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
230 x 199 cm
Displayed
AP EG Saal XIII
Department
Spanische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
471
Acquisition
1815 von König Max I. Joseph aus dem Nachlass von Joséphine de Beauharnais erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Claudio Coello, Der hl. Petrus von Alcántara wandelt über den Fluss Quadiana, um 1690?, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/A9xlargLWv (Last updated on 13.06.2022)
The Franciscan monk Peter of Alcántara (1499–1562) was canonised in 1669. He founded the Alcanterine Reform Congregation that was named after him. This painting shows a miraculous event: the saint and a lay brother, who is holding fast onto Peter’s robe, are crossing the River Guadiana in Extremadura by walking on the water. The picture has long been considered the work of Claudio Coello; however, some experts believe that it was painted instead by Juan Martín Cabezalero, who died young.

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