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Christ and the Woman of Samaria

  • Object:

    Miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1737 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stanley, Sarah (artist)
    Ferri, Ciro, born 1634 - died 1689 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    On vellum strained on oak panel

  • Museum number:

    P.55-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 78, box L

Physical description

Miniature painting depicting Christ and the Woman of Samaria.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

1737 (made)

Artist/maker

Stanley, Sarah (artist)
Ferri, Ciro, born 1634 - died 1689 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

On vellum strained on oak panel

Marks and inscriptions

'S. Stanley: 1737'
Signed and dated

'Ciro Ferri Pinxit S. Stanley Fecit Jan ye 26. 1737/8'
Inscribed at the back

Dimensions

Height: 33.0 cm, Width: 28.9 cm

Descriptive line

Christ and the Woman of Samaria. Miniature painting on vellum, by Sarah Stanley (née Sloane) after Ciro Ferri, British, 1737

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Vellum; Panel

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Woman

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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