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Christopher Mendez, 10/74;
Marcus Sopher (cat. 77);
Sopher 18th c. catalogue no. 77
Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection
After the lost altarpiece by Titian for the church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice.
In a woods, a man with a sword overpowers the prone saint Peter, who points at the sky from which two putti are descending with the palm of martyrdom while a companion nearby throws his arms in the air.