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Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 12th, 2014: St. Wilfrid


William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South


Artist en:William Bell Scott
Title
English: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the SouthThe Painting shows a centurion supervising the building of Hadrian’s Wall. The centurion has been given the face of John Clayton, who was responsible for saving parts of the Wall from loss. The painting is in the collection at Wallington Hall, near Morpeth, England.
Date
English: 1857 (completed)
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Original dimensions: 182 × 182 cm (71.7 × 71.7 in)
Current location Wallington House
Northumberland, England

William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South

Painting by William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South (cllick here to enlarge )