The chromotypograph is a Catholic artwork depicting the moment Jesus appoints Peter as the head of the Church, based on the biblical passage from Matthew 16:18. It's a significant piece for illustrating the Catholic doctrine of the papacy, with Peter as the first pope. The image, likely used for devotion and teaching, is rich in color and detail, emphasizing the sacredness of the event. It was produced by B. Kühlen for broad religious engagement.

The term "chromotypograph" refers to a printing process that involves the use of color in printing. It combines the techniques of chromolithography (color lithography) and typography (the art and technique of printing with movable type). This process allows for the production of printed materials with colorful and detailed images or text. Chromotypography is a method commonly used in the production of colorful illustrations, posters, labels, and other printed materials where vibrant colors are desired.

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Jesus appoints Peter as head of the church. Chromotypograph.
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