Saint Peter and Saint Paul (El Greco, St Petersburg)

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Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Greco, El - Sts Peter and Paul.jpg
ArtistEl Greco
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions121.5 cm × 105 cm (47.8 in × 41 in)
LocationHermitage, St Petersburg

Saint Peter and Saint Paul is a 1587-1592 painting by El Greco, one of several versions of the theme by the artist[1] - others are now in Barcelona and Stockholm. It shows the apostles saint Peter and saint Paul. The work was once shown on a stamp produced by the USSR[2].


  • (in Spanish) ÁLVAREZ LOPERA, José, El Greco, Madrid, Arlanza, 2005, Biblioteca «Descubrir el Arte», (colección «Grandes maestros»). ISBN 84-9550-344-1.
  • (in Spanish) SCHOLZ-HÄNSEL, Michael, El Greco, Colonia, Taschen, 2003. ISBN 978-3-8228-3173-1.


  1. ^ (in Spanish) VV. AA. (2005). Museos del Mundo, Museos del Hermitage, San Petersburgo, p. 55. Planeta de Agostini. ISBN 84-674-2001-4.
  2. ^ "Image of the stamp" (in Spanish).