Eugène Delacroix (1798 – 1863)

Saint Stephen Borne Away by his Disciples Paris, 1862 Oil on canvas 46.6 x 38 cm Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr, was stoned to death outside the walls of Jerusalem in 35 AD.  As darkness falls, his disciples carry away his body.  They look anxiously about, whilst one cleans blood from the steps.  The … Read more