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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    D,8.69

  • Description

    Raising of Lazarus; set in a cave, Jesus Christ stands at the lip of the grave, clasps his hands and looks upwards in prayer; Lazarus's two hands emerge eerily from the tomb; a group of figures at left observe the proceedings, including a black woman who holds the large white shroud Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1630-1640
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 358 millimetres
    • Width: 312 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered "IL" below Christ in the design.
  • Curator's comments

    For two impressions of the third state, see D,8.70 and S,29.

    C.Ackley, 'Printmaking in the Age of Rembrandt', ex. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1981, no.82; P.Schatborn, 'Jan Lievens, 1607-1674: Prenten & Tekeningen', ex.cat., Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, 1988-89, no. 17. After the painting by Jan Lievens in the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery that is dated 1631 (Schneider 31; Sumowski 1983, no. 1193). See also the etching by Jan Louys (Hollstein 1).

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  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 7.I bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    D,8.69

Raising of Lazarus; set in a cave, Jesus Christ stands at the lip of the grave, clasps his hands and looks upwards in prayer; Lazarus's two hands emerge eerily from the tomb; a group of figures at l observe the proceedings, including a negro woman who holds the large white shroud Etching

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Raising of Lazarus; set in a cave, Jesus Christ stands at the lip of the grave, clasps his hands and looks upwards in prayer; Lazarus's two hands emerge eerily from the tomb; a group of figures at l observe the proceedings, including a negro woman who holds the large white shroud Etching

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