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The Christian Martyrs’ Last Prayer

November 14, 2015, 0 Comments

William T. Walters commissioned this painting in 1863, but the artist did not deliver it until 20 years later. In a letter to Walters, Gérôme identified the setting as ancient Rome’s racecourse, the Circus Maximus.

Martyrs last prayer

source: The Walters Art Museum

artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme

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