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Drawing - The Crucifixion
  • The Crucifixion
    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854
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The Crucifixion

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    early - mid 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    bistre and watercolour, with the lights scratched out, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 195, box A

Physical description

The Crucifixion; Sketch for the large picture at Kingham, Durham; The high towers of Jerusalem on the right; from an opening in the clouds forked lightning is flashing; a group of terrified women in the foreground; Bistre and watercolour, with the lights scratched out, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

early - mid 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

bistre and watercolour, with the lights scratched out, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 in, Width: 9.6 in

Descriptive line

Martin, John; The Crucifixion; Sketch for the large picture at Kingham, Durham; Bistre and watercolour, with the lights scratched out, on paper; English School; Early - mid 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Vikutoria & Arub?to Bijutsukan-z? : eikoku romanshugi kaigaten = The Romantic tradition in British painting, 1800-1950 : masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum / selected by Mark Evans [Japan : Brain Trust], 2002. 185 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.

Materials

Paper; Bistre; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Sketching

Subjects depicted

Women; Lightning

Categories

Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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