• Christ giving the keys to Peter 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Under the balcony and above the entrance to the narthex is the bas relief of Christ giving the keys to St. Peter by Ambrogio Buonvicino.
    • Close up of the central panels with Saints Paul and Peter 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Note the dominuative, kneeling pope receiving the keys.
    • The main doors of St. Peter's 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The great bronze central door is from Old St. Peter's and was decorated by Filaret in 1439-45. The iconography of the central panels are of St. Peter with the keys on the right, and St. Paul with the sword of the word on ...
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Inside the Sistine Chapel, the lower range of frescos includes the Christ giving the keys to Peter by Perugino.
    • St. Peter with the keys 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As one approaches the great flight of steps to ascend to St. Peter's one is flanked by St. Peter with the keys on one side and St. Paul on the other.
    • View from the top of the façade at St. Peter's 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Surmounting the façade are Christ and the apostles, together with the symbol of the keys.