The Martyrdom of Saint Erasmus

Oil on canvas | 320 x 186cm | 1628

Nicolas Poussin

The Martyrdom of Saint Erasmus is an altarpiece, painted by Nicolas Poussin in 1628-1629, originally displayed in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome.

History

The painting was commissioned on February 5, 1628, by the Fabric of Saint Peter, to adorn t...
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