The Life of St. Paul: Paul and Silas are Whipped in Philippi

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.

After Paul exorcises the slave girl her owners bring him and Silas before the magistrates at Philippi, who order him whipped and imprisoned.

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