Saint Peter

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Noun1.Saint Peter - disciple of Jesus and leader of the ApostlesSaint Peter - disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
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When the Madonna del Popolo was put in place, probably around 1460, this altarpiece provided the answer: As for a reference to the Redeemer in earlier decades, recently discovered fragments of a fresco above the altar have been assumed to be traces of an altarpiece, and Baldini identifies the subject as a Crucifixion of Peter.
It has been said that an altar-wall fresco of the Crucifixion of Peter would have been unseemly above an altarpiece depicting Christ or the Madonna, since the subject was an upside-down Peter and the in, age would have been above the head of Jesus or his mother.
The left half of the lowest fresco on the chapel's right wall--the wall at one's right as one enters the chapel or looks into it from the transept (50)--depicts the Crucifixion of Peter, painted in the 1480s by Filippino Lippi.