The Denial of St Peter  1660

by Rembrandt

In this nocturnal scene lit by a candle, Peter is recognized by soldiers as a disciple of Christ. He denies this, however, renouncing his master. Christ, in the murky right background, looks back at Peter, as he is led away by soldiers. [br]Rembrandt had pupils in his workshop until the very last years of his life. Technical investigations have revealed that he was assist...
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