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Judas returning the bribe of the thirty pieces of silver; Judas kneeling at r, throwing coins at the feet of a large seated man, guards (?) and other figures to left, in the foreground, a man seated at a table with book and quill in his hand
Reed pen and brown ink, with grey wash, over black chalk
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Height: 465 millimetres
Width: 635 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Dated by Pressly (1981, no. 27, pl. 121) to c. 1799, the year of his expulsion from the Royal Academy and notes that the inscription suggests Barry probably thought of issuing this design as a print. Dr Edward Fryer, who purchased this drawing at Barry's sale, was the artist's earliest biographer, as author of The Works of James Barry', 2 vols, London, 1809.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1983 Feb-Mar, London, Tate Gallery, 'James Barry', no. 61
2005/6 Oct-Mar, Cork, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, 'James Barry'
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- Acquisition notes
- Dr Fryer who attended Barry before his death, purchased this and several other works at the artist's sale.
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