Peter, archbishop of Alexandria (300-311). Banished from Alexandria he returned there after his wanderings and secretly preached the word of God. He condemned the Arian heresy and cursed Arius. In 311, by the decree of the emperor Maximilian he was executed. Feast day: 25 November (7 December).
This composition that is thematically connected with the representation of the First Ecumenical council and illustrates the legend of enfant Christ appearing to Peter in torn clothes. To the question who torn his chasuble Christ answered that it was Arius and his heresy.