St. Paul and James Thornhill: a Protestant Raphaelite narrative

Engraved copies of Sir James Thornhill’s painted monochrome illustrations of the life of the apostle Paul for the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London.

James Thornhill’s modellos for the eight painted panels in the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. (Owned by the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral.)

Engravings of Sir James Thornhill’s painted copies of the cartoons for Raphael’s tapestries for the Sistine Chapel Rome, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. (Since 1959 Thornhill’s paintings have been owned by Columbia University U.S.A.)

Sir James Thornhill’s painted copies of three of the seven surviving cartoons for Raphael’s ten tapestries.

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Paul shipwrecked on Malta casting the viper out of the fire. (Painting in situ.)

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The conversion of Saul.

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The blinding of Elymas the sorcerer.

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Paul and Barnabas rending their garments.

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The keeper of the prison kneeling before Paul and Silas as the angel releases them.

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Paul preaching to the Athenians.

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Paul watching as the books of magic are burnt at Ephesus.

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Paull attempting to persuade Agrippa to become a Christian.

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Paul shipwrecked at Malta casting the viper out of the fire.

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