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John Islip on his death bed surrounded by saints and monks: the Virgin Mary intercedes for him. Etching by James Basire the elder, 1808.

Basire, James, 1730-1802.
Date
23 April 1808

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Description

A bishop admisters extreme unction while the Virgin Mary intercedes on behalf of the dying man In the corners of the border are emblems of the four evangelists

Lettering

Yslip o fili veniens miserere Johanni. James Basire sc.

Publication/Creation

[London] : Society of Antiquaries, 23 April 1808.

Physical description

1 print : etching with engraving ; image and border 40.8 x 32 cm

Publications note

G. Ayliffe Poole, A history of ecclesiastical architecture in England, London 1848, pp. 291-292

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44181i

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  • Latin


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