John the Baptist hails Jesus as the messiah to two of his disciples. Engraving J. Outrim, 1847, after T. Uwins.
- Uwins, Thomas, 1782-1857.
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Bible. N.T. John 1.14-38. The two disciples pictured are mentioned in John 1.37-38 as John's followers, who desert him on seeing Christ. One is identified as Andrew, Peter's brother (1.40). Here one reads a scroll of scripture for predictions of Christ's arrival and the other holds his head in his hands in anxiety. On the ground are a shepherd's hat and crook. Behind Jesus a flock of sheep rests in front of a city. But next to them, on the left, is a tree felled by an axe (Matthew 3.7-10; Luke 3.7-9)
John proclaiming the messiah. To the right honorable and the right reverend Charles James Blomfield D.D. Lord Bishop of London, &c. This print is by his Lordship's permission, respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, J. Hogarth
London (5 Haymarket) : J. Hogarth, 1847.
1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 50.8 x 40.6 cm
Wellcome Library no. 22434i
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