- Museum number
- Object: The Resurection of Christ
Christ ascending in a cloud of glory, looking and gesturing up to right, with five soldiers falling in terror below, an angel sitting on the broken tomb on the right and three women approaching in the left background, one carrying a jar; dawn breaking on the horizon in the distance.
Mezzotint with etching
- Production date
- 1770-1793 (c.)
Height: 346 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 253 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Apparently a copy, in the same direction, from a plate by John Simon. See 2010,7081.281 for an impression.
See also 1935,0522.3.47, which is probably the same plate republished by Bowles & Carver, extensively and crudely reworked; number 118 added and address: 'Printed for Bowles & Carver, Map & Printsellers, No.69 in St Pauls Church Yard, London'. Another version in the same direction was published by Sayer (2010.7081.716)
- 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
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