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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    circa 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zuccato, Arminio (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass Mosaic

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fine emblema mosaic with small tesserae depicting Christ blessing Saint Peter ("Tu es Petrus"), with inscription ARMINIVS ZVCATVS on lower right

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


circa 1600 (made)


Zuccato, Arminio (made)

Materials and Techniques

Glass Mosaic


Height: 44 cm mosaic, Width: 74 cm mosaic, Height: 64 cm frame, Width: 74 cm frame

Object history note

Bought from the Museum of the Collegio Romano - the former Museum Kircherianum

Descriptive line

Glass mosaic panel depicting head of St. Peter, Italy, circa 1600

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1859. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 39


Glass mosaic




Christianity; Religion; Sculpture


Sculpture Collection

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