The Life of St. Paul: Paul Leaves Miletus

Circa 1857-60
Oil on canvas
Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, Rome

This is from a series of paintings by various artists that line the nave and transept of the basilica.

In Acts 20:17-38 Paul gives his farewell speech to the Christians at Miletus, who then accompany him to the ship that will take him to Jerusalem.

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Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.