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The Christian Martyr  1868

by Paul Delaroche

[i]Painting by Charles François Jalabert and Paul Delaroche[/i] [br]Two Romans watch as a girl who has refused to sacrifice to pagan deities is martyred by drowning. This copy of Delaroche's "Christian Martyr Drowned in the Tiber during the Reign of Diocletian" (1853, now in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia) was begun by Delaroche but completed by Jalaber...
H: 22 1/16 x W: 18 1/2 in. (56 x 47 cm)
oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum