The Agony in the garden; Christ seen praying in the Mount of Olives, a vision of a chalice to upper left; in the foreground, Peter, James and John seen asleep; Judas and Roman soldiers seen in the background, to right; in a decorative border with an angel carrying a cross and various animals and insects, including an owl, a porcupine and an ostrich. Engraving

Museum number

F,1.196

Description

Recto

The Agony in the garden; Christ seen praying in the Mount of Olives, a vision of a chalice to upper left; in the foreground, Peter, James and John seen asleep; Judas and Roman soldiers seen in the background, to right; in a decorative border with an angel carrying a cross and various animals and insects, including an owl, a porcupine and an ostrich. Engraving

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Back to object details 

Image service:

Recommend