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Roman soldiers beat Christ before the high priest. Line engraving by J. Sadeler, 1589, after C. Schwartz.

Schwarz, Christoph, approximately 1548-1592.
Date
1589

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Bible. N.T. Matthew 27.26-30; Mark 15.15-20; Luke 23.16-22; John 19.1-2. The scene of Christ before the high priest Caiaphas and his buffeting by the Jews is conflated here with the beating by Roman soldiers

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1589.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 44.8 x 29 cm

Lettering

Infando mitem prosternunt improba regem/ Casu crudeli pectore mancipia./ De domino serui mendacia crimina pangunt:/ Servorum dominus crimina vera suit. Christoff Swartz Monachiensis pinxit. Ioannes Sadeler Belga scalpit 1589

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23000i

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  • Latin


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