- Museum number
- Object: A Camaldolese Monk Shewing the Relics
A monk sitting beside an altar, gesturing at a skull set on it under a picture of the Virgin, and looking down at men and women kneeling on the left, wearing mediterranean dress and holding rosaries; choir stalls in the background; after Simson; with production details only. 1838
- Production date
Height: 535 millimetres
Width: 407 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The Lennox-Boyd database records later states:
(ii) with the title in open letters, and 'In the Sacristy of his Convent at Rome. // Engraved from a Picture in the possession of Benjamin Bond Cabell, Esq: for the Members of the Art Union of London. 1838. // Painted by W.m Simson, R.S.A. // Engraved by W.m Giller. / No. 1, Edward St. Hampstead R.d // Printed by Lahee & Co.'
(iii) with the title in semi-filled letters
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 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.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number