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Couronnement d'épines / Galerie du Palais Royal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1855,0609.326

  • Title (object)

    • Couronnement d'épines

    Title (series)

    • Galerie du Palais Royal
  • Description

    Crowning with thorns; Christ sitting with his hands tied and holding the sceptre while a man standing on the right crowns him with the thorns; two men conversing on the left. 1790
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1790
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 416 millimetres
    • Width: 288 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production details "Peint par L. Carrache - Dessiné par Vandenberg - Gravé par C. Guérin", title, continuing: "De la Galerie de S. A. S. Monseigneur le duc d'Orléans / A. P. D. R. / Ecole de Lombardie / IIIe tableau de Louis Carrache", size of original painting, and six lines of description, in French.
  • Curator's comments

    From 'Galerie du Palais Royal', a set published between 1786 and 1808; see 1837,0408.317 for comment. The print was advertised in 'Journal de Paris', 25 May 1790.
    Painting not recorded in A. Brogi, 'Ludovico Carracci (1555-1619)', Bologna, 2001

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 13 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1855

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1855,0609.326

Crowning with thorns; Christ sitting with his hands tied and holding the sceptre while a man standing on the right crowns him with the thorns; two men conversing on the left.  1790  Etching and engraving

Recto

Crowning with thorns; Christ sitting with his hands tied and holding the sceptre while a man standing on the right crowns him with the thorns; two men conversing on the left. 1790 Etching and engraving

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