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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Christ calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee; illustration to Samuel Wesley, 'The Life of our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ: An Heroic Poem' (London 1693).

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1685-1691 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 230 millimetres
    • Width: 155 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered at top right '18', and lettered at bottom right 'Mat: 8'.
  • Curator's comments

    This is the first state, which may well have remained unpublished. According to Fagan, the first edition of Wesley's poem was illustrated with second state prints, in which the number at the top right had been erased and the bilblical reference appears at the bottom left.

  • Bibliography

    • Fagan 1888 p. 82 (first state) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Faithorne Cupboard)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Life of our Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ: An Heroic Poem
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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