Date: ca. 1315–20
Geography: Made in Cologne, Germany
Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead
Dimensions: Overall: 28 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (71.8 x 34.9 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1929
Accession Number: 29.55.1
This panel, with its pair (acc. no. 29.55.2), illustrates the belief that the pope is the representative of Christ on earth. Under separate architectural baldachins, the apostle Peter, wearing the papal tiara, kneels before Christ, who, in a literal representation of a Gospel text (Matthew 16:18), is the key to the Kingdom of Heaven.