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The Pietà: the Virgin embraces the body of Christ. Gouache.

Netherne Hospital.
Date
[19--]
Reference
3025730i
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About this work

Description

The abbey at Königsfelden in Switzerland was converted into a mental hospital, and the present work was painted in a mental hospital (Netherne Hospital)

Publication/Creation

[Netherne, Surrey], [19--]

Physical description

1 painting : gouache ; sheet 30.8 x 12.8 cm

Contributors

Lettering

Descent from the Cross. Swiss stained glass of the 14th century from the church of Koenigsfelden

Notes

This work is untitled; the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

Reference

Adamson Collection/Wellcome Library no. 3025730i

Creator/production credits

Executed at Netherne Hospital in Surrey. The painter expressed a preference that works by the same painter in a different genre should be anonymous. No such preference is known to have been expressed for the present work, or for others in the same genre, but the name of the painter has been withheld from this catalogue in the absence of an expressed wish to the contrary

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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