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St. John in the Wilderness
St. John in the Wilderness
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 258 x 405 mm (10 3/16 x 15 15/16 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. , Hellman no. as (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915); Collections: Cogswell #46 (Hellman #306); M.L. Schiff.

Accession Number:
1963.24.223
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

a group of old and young sit on the ground as a preacher delivers a sermon: one of them is stooped and carries a cane

Wounded man attracts a small audience, walks toward the crowd with his arms outstretched, a thin sword pierces his shoulder and toga, a wiseman in the crowd does not seem afraid while everyone else- mother and child, young men, towns people all shy away, dying man says his last words.