Angel Appearing to St. Peter
Washington Allston (American, 1779–1843)
Sheet: 16.7 x 16.1 cm (6 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on light blue paper
Not On View
Study for painting 21.1379; the angel is similar to the one in the right background of Jacob’s Dream (outlines and sketches).
also graphite pencil drawing on verso: sketch of a woman supporting a corpse and facing the same angel without wings traced in reverse. Study for Christ healing the Sick 76.764
Allston Trust; gift to MFA, October 1941.
Gift of Allston Trust, by exchange