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The Stoning of St. Stephan - Painting by Pietro Da Cortona

The Stoning of St. Stephan - Painting by Pietro Da Cortona  Visual Arts Philosophy

Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669) created this painting - entitled "The Stoning of St. Stephen" - circa 1660. 

The artist - who painted some of his masterpieces in the town of Cortona, Italy - originally produced the work for the San Ambrogio della Massima church in Rome.  Today, it is maintained by the Hermitage in St Petersburg, Russia.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Web Gallery of Art.

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