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Christ washes the feet of the apostles; Mary Magdalene washes Christ's feet; a farmer washes his cattle's feet. Engraving.

Date
1829
Reference
22868i
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About this work

Description

Bible. N.T. John 13.1-20. For Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet, see: Matthew 26.6-13; Mark 14.3-9; Luke 7.36-50; John 12.1-8. The inset above the main scene shows Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet at the dinner of Simon the Pharisee. There are four figures around a table, with Mary kneeling before Christ. The image leads into a sunlit country scene with a farmer washing the feet of a cow or bull in a trough

Publication/Creation

1829

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; image 13.4 x 7.6 cm

Lettering

Der höchste nidrigt sich/ Mensch was erhebst dich ...

Lettering note

Lettering on mount: "No. II. 1829. 35". Word "erhebst" in main lettering indistinct: seems to be appended by a 'u'

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22868i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • German


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