- Museum number
Object: Paul and Barnabas at Lystra
Series: Raphael Cartoons
St Paul and St Barnabas rending their garments as a crowd prepares to sacrifice a bull; the crowd with the bull to left, many wreathed, three kneeling beside the animal, one raising an axe, two boys before an altar on which burns a small flame, one holding a box, the other playing pipes and a wreathed man to right holding a ram by the horns, classical temples, buildings and statues, including one of Mercury in the background; after Raphael; plate 6 from a set.
Hand-coloured mezzotint and etching
- Production date
- 1774-1784 (circa)
Height: 248 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 350 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a set, of which impressions of numbers 2 and 6 are in BM P&D (2010,7081.718, 722). There is a similar set, in the same direction, published by John and Carington Bowles (2010,7081.534-540).
- 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