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The Crucifixion

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)
    Venice (published)

  • Date:

    1741 (made)
    1745 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Baptist Jackson (printmaker)
    Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    chiaroscuro woodcut print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2682

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 96

Physical description

The Crucifixion; From the picture by Tintoretto, in the Church of St. Roch, at Venice; Chiaroscuro woodcut print on paper; Inscribed, 'J. B. Jackson, Anglus qui ligno cœlavit humillime D. D. C. 1741'; On three sheets.
One of a set of subjects on twenty-four large woodcuts in chiaroscuro, published at Venice by Giovanni Battista in 1745, entitled 'Titiani Vecelii, Pauli Caliarii, Jacobi Robusti, et Jacobi de Ponte, opera selectiora a Joanne Baptista Jackson Anglo, ligno cœlata, et coloribus adumbrata'.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)
Venice (published)

Date

1741 (made)
1745 (published)

Artist/maker

John Baptist Jackson (printmaker)
Tintoretto, Jacopo, born 1519 - died 1594 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

chiaroscuro woodcut print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J. B. Jackson, Anglus qui ligno cœlavit humillime D. D. C. 1741'
Inscribed.

Object history note

One of set of subjects on twenty-four large woodcuts in chiaroscuro, published at Venice by Giovanni Battista in 1745, entitled 'Titiani Vecelii, Pauli Caliarii, Jacobi Robusti, et Jacobi de Ponte, opera selectiora a Joanne Baptista Jackson Anglo, ligno cœlata, et coloribus adumbrata'.

Descriptive line

The Crucifixion; From the picture by Tintoretto, in the Church of St. Roch, at Venice; Chiaroscuro woodcut print on paper; On three sheets; By John Baptist Jackson; English School; 1741; One of a set of subjects on twenty-four large woodcuts in chiaroscuro, published at Venice by Giovanni Battista in 1745.

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 : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

From the picture by Tintoretto, in the Church of St. Roch, at Venice.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Chiaroscuro; Wood-cutting

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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