Sunday, June 18, 2017

Stephen is taken away (c. 1562)



Stephen is taken away (c. 1562)
Juan de Juanes 1523 – 1579
oil on panel (160 × 123 cm) — c. 1562
Acts 7:58 - And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.
After his argument with the High Council Stephen is expelled from the city by a group of ugly men.
Part of a series on the martyrdom of St. Stephen that Juan de Juanes made for the church of San Esteban (=Stephen) in Valencia.
* The ordination of Stephen
* Stephen in the synagogue
* Stephen accuses the High Council
* Stephen is expelled from the city
* The stoning of Stephen
* The burial of Stephen
>>>> Stephen


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