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- Object: Une Scène de l'Inquisition
A vaulted interior with curtains hanging from a rail running between pillars, where a monk standing on the right is questioning a male prisoner in oriental dress, who sits on the left, while a nun stands against the central pillar, her hands behind her back and looking upwards in distress; hourglass and skull on a stool in the background, bucket, quill and other implemebts on the floor, shackles attached to a post and to a brace on the wall on the left, axes to right, a fringed banner hanging from the ceiling, and a trap-door with a ladder ascending to the room in the centre foreground; after Forbin.
Mezzotint and etching
- Production date
- 1825-1835 (c.)
Height: 528 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 396 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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