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Joseph of Arimathea watches as Roman soldiers roll a stone in front of Christ's tomb. Mezzotint by I. Jehner, 1794, after W. Hogarth.

  • Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Date
Jan 1. 1794
Reference
674058i
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Credit: Joseph of Arimathea watches as Roman soldiers roll a stone in front of Christ's tomb. Mezzotint by I. Jehner, 1794, after W. Hogarth. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

A man in the background, centre, melts some wax with a torch in order to seal the tomb. Left, a palm tree indicating the orient

Publication/Creation

London (No. 76. St. James's Street) : A. Molteno Printseller to her Royal Highness the Duchess of York, Jan 1. 1794.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; sheet 57.4 x 50.2 cm

Lettering

I. Jenner fecit.

Lettering note

Lettering partly trimmed from impression catalogued. Imprint taken from British Museum catalogue. Engraver's credit line "I. Jenner fecit" differs from that in the British Museum catalogue ("I.Jenner del. et fecit")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 674058i

Reproduction note

After: a painted altarpiece by Hogarth in St. Mary Redcliff (Redcliffe), Bristol

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  • English


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