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Christ carrying the cross. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1779, after a painting attributed to J. de Valdés Leal.

  • Valdés Leal, Juan de, 1622-1690.
Date
1779
Reference
23014i
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Description

Bible. N.T. John 19.16. Soldiers mix with Jews and the high priest in the melée on the right. 'SPQR' is written on a flag. A soldier pulls the hair of one of the criminals about to be crucified. Both criminals have their hands tied behind their backs

Publication/Creation

1779

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; border 49.8 x 37.3 cm

Lettering

Drawn & engraved by J.K. Sherwin from the altar piece in the chapel of Magdalen college, Oxford, 1779

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23014i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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