The woman, soldiers, and two disciples at left, Christ with others at right. He points at the words He has written. The woman rather undisturbed.


  • Title: Christ and the Adulterous Woman
  • Creator: Francesco Saverio Mergolo
  • Date Created: 1750–1760
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Brush and gray wash, pen and brown ink, graphite on paper
  • Signed: Signed: "Francus Xaverius Mergolo F."
  • Provenance: Ex-Collection: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Dimensions: 34.6 x 25 cm (13 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

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