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Saint Mary Magdalene reaches out for the risen Christ; he points away. Mezzotint by J. Murphy after G. Farington, 1781, after P. da Cortona.

  • Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669.
Date
1 January 1781
Reference
24658i
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Description

Bible. N.T. John 20.14-18. Christ leans on a garden tool. Mary wears a halo. Christ tells Mary, "Do not touch me (noli me tangere), for I have not yet ascended to the father" (John 20.17)

Publication/Creation

London (Cheapside) : John Boydell, 1 January 1781.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 50.9 x 35.7 cm

Lettering

Christ appearing to Mary in the garden. In the cabinet at Houghton ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Size of the picture 1f. 8i by 1f. 9½i in height. Pietro da Cortona pinxit. G. Farington delin.t. Murphy sculpsit"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24658i

Reproduction note

After a painting in the Hermitage, St Petersburg, on wood 55 x 50.5 cm. The painting is not so tall in proportion to its width as is represented in this mezzotint

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