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Saint Peter liberated by an Angel
Oil on canvas. 1652 - 1657
Cano, Alonso
Saint Peter liberated by an Angel
Oil on canvas. 1652 - 1657
Cano, Alonso

Saint Peter was sleeping when an angel woke him in order to break his chains and release him from prison. The stone block on which the saint is sleeping and the keys and sandals on the floor are his identifying attributes. The painting’s unusual format reflects its original function as an over-door in the convent of the Ángel Custodio (Guardian Angel) in Granada.

Saint Dominic in Soriano
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown wash on yellow paper. Ca. 1660
Cano, Alonso
Saint Dominic in Soriano
Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown wash on yellow paper. Ca. 1660
Cano, Alonso

The Virgin appears at the right of the composition, with extended arms. At the left, Saint Mary Magdalene and Saint Catherine hand a canvas with the likeness of Saint Dominic to the kneeling monk. This composition resembles a canvas at the Hermitage Museum by Cano or his immediate circle.

Saint Potenciana and Saint Euphrasius
Ink, Grey-brown wash on yellow paper. Ca. 1657
Cano, Alonso
Saint Potenciana and Saint Euphrasius
Ink, Grey-brown wash on yellow paper. Ca. 1657
Cano, Alonso

Saint Potenciana and Saint Euphrasius are depicted standing on pedestals to the left and the right of the page. Above and behind Saint Potenciana there is a garland of fruits, and in the upper middle part (which is slightly damaged), a small angel flanking a space in the shape of a coat of arms. The careful and planned interplay between the contours and the opaque watercolour, as well as the subdu

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