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The Good Shepherd

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,1209.564

  • Title (object)

    • The Good Shepherd
  • Description

    Christ as the good shepherd, a boy holding a crook with one hand on the head of a sheep, looking up to left, another sheep lying to left and a third behind, with a tree to right and a flock in a field in the background to left; after Murillo. 1772
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 618 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 413 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title in English and Latin, the dimensions of the original, a dedication from the engraver to Reverend Robert, Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of England, around a crest and 'Murillo pinx. / Major sculp. / Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Septr. 1st. 1772. / Sold by T. Major Engraver to his Majesty, St. Martins Lane, London.'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,1209.564

Christ as the good shepherd, a boy holding a crook with one hand on the head of a sheep, looking up to left, another sheep lying to left and a third behind, with a tree to right and a flock in a field in the background to left; after Murillo.  1772  Etching and engraving

Recto

Christ as the good shepherd, a boy holding a crook with one hand on the head of a sheep, looking up to left, another sheep lying to left and a third behind, with a tree to right and a flock in a field in the background to left; after Murillo. 1772 Etching and engraving

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