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Saint Mary Magdalene reaches out for the risen Christ; he points away. Engraving by W. Walker, c. 1760, after P. da Cortona.

  • Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669
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[between 1760 and 1769]
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23307i
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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] : John Boydell, [between 1760 and 1769]

Physical description

1 print : etching with line engraving ; image 26.4 x 21.5 cm

Lettering

Christ appearing to Mary in the garden. From the original picture painted by Pietro da Cortona, in the collection of the right honorable the Earl of Orford, at Houghton ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Vol. II. No. 12. Size of the picture 1f. 8 by 1f. 9£ in height. Pietro da Cortona pinxit. Wm. Walker sculpsit"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23307i

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