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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1949,1008.354

  • Description

    The infant Jesus plaiting a crown of thorns, wearing a garment trimmed with wool, looking up to right, with sheep around Him and a crook on the ground beside Him, with rocks behind to right; after a painting attributed to a follower of Murillo. 1791 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 354 millimetres
    • Width: 400 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image 'E Tabula Bartolomei Murillo, in Pinacotheca quondam Gulielmu Hunter MD, asservatur. / B. Murillo Pinxit / R. Strange Eques Delt. et Sculpt.'.
  • Curator's comments

    Companion to Le Blanc 11 (St John Asleep).
    The painting, formerly in the collection of William Hunter, is now in the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow and is attributed to a follower of Murillo; see Diego Angulo Iñiguez, Madrid 1981, cat. No.1273.

  • Bibliography

    • Le Blanc 1848 10.III bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1949

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1949,1008.354

The infant Jesus plaiting a crown of thorns, wearing a garment trimmed with wool, looking up to right, with sheep around Him and a crook on the ground beside Him, with rocks behind to right; after a painting attributed to a follower of Murillo.  1791 Etching and engraving

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The infant Jesus plaiting a crown of thorns, wearing a garment trimmed with wool, looking up to right, with sheep around Him and a crook on the ground beside Him, with rocks behind to right; after a painting attributed to a follower of Murillo. 1791 Etching and engraving

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