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The mocking and flagellation of Christ. Line engraving by G. Sadeler after J. Palma the elder.

  • Palma, il Vecchio, 1480?-1528.
Date
1594
Reference
22999i
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Bible. N.T. Matthew 27.26-30; Mark 15.15-20; Luke 23.16-22; John 19.1-2. Jesus is bound to the pillar. A man beneath holds a piece of rope. To his right a man binds a clutch of twigs for scourging. A soldier beats Christ with one such; another, with his back to us, uses folded straps. To the right a Jew looks on, raising his finger. Behind him is an Egyptian wearing a long hat decorated with two feathers and a jewel. To the right a soldier looks sadly on, holding his shield. A child holds a lantern

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : Marco Sadeler excudit, 1594.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 41.4 x 29.1 cm

Lettering

Quis furor o Jesu tam sanctos vulnerat art?/ Tergaque tam soeuis ictibus alma secat ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "non sic æternæo gemit incus tacta cyclopi,/ Ut tua sub duro uerbere membra tremunt./ Purpurei fontes erumpet corpore toto/ E toto se se corpore fundit amor. Clar.mo omniq́ virtutum genere ornatissimo viro, D. Philippo Pincio, Veneto I.C. celeberr.mo. Eg. Sadeler singularis studÿ atque observantiæ ergo scalpsit et dedicavit monachÿ A.o sal: CDDXCIIII. Jacob. palmo invent."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22999i

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Languages

  • Latin


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