Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp 1612 – 1652

Peter liberated from prison

drawing in chalk, colored with pen and brush (32 × 27 cm) — c. 1640 Museum Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp biography

This work is linked to Acts 12:8

Peter had been put in prison in Jerusalem by king Herod. In the first night he was liberated by an angel. Here they pass the sleeping guards.

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