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Christ and the apostles

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1873,0712.80

  • Title (series)

    • Christ and the apostles
  • Description

    Plate 12: Jesus Christ, whole-length, standing in robes with his hands on his thighs and arms bended, surrounded by a ring of clouds. 1545
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1545
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 197 millimetres
    • Width: 89 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Four lines of Greek at top left and six lines of Latin at top right: "Ego sum ... me.". Two lines of hebrew below; Artist's details in lower right:"L Suavius Leod: Inve et Tipogr"
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of fourteen plates showing Christ and the apostles and St Paul (Hollstein 9-22). Twelve of these plates are numbered 1-12; the plates with St Matthias and St Thomas are not. For a complete set in BM collection see 1873,0712.80-91 and 1925,1117.19-31 (which includes a Roman general and is bound with other series in a volume, see 157*.a.26)

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  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 9.I bibliographic details
    • Passavant 1860-64 III.111.5 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1873,0712.80

Jesus Christ, WL, standing in robes with his hands on his thighs and arms bended, surrounded by a ring of clouds  Engraving

Jesus Christ, WL, standing in robes with his hands on his thighs and arms bended, surrounded by a ring of clouds Engraving

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