- Museum number
- Object: Christ rideth into Jerusalem
Christ riding on a donkey towards the domed gateway of Jerusalem on the left, acclaimed by crowds who throw down their cloaks and palms, including one man climbing a tree to gather palm fronds in the right foreground; republished state.
Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching
- Production date
- 1784 (circa)
Height: 353 millimetres
Width: 253 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Sale catalogue listings
Carington Bowles, catalogue 1784
Carington Bowles, catalogue 1790, p. 99 no. 222, 2s. plain, 3s. coloured
States [recorded in the Lennox-Boyd database]
(i) published by Carington Bowles [none known]
(ii) lettered with the title, quotation over three lines: 'And a very great multitude ... Hosanna in the highest. // Matthew Ch. XXI. verses 8 & 9' and 'Printed for Roake & Varty, Map & Printsellers // No. 31 Strand, London. // 22'
- 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