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The Betrayal of Christ

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on pine panel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John M. Parsons

  • Museum number:

    530-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case BECK2, shelf 9

Date

ca. 1500 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Oil on pine panel

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm estimate, Width: 19 cm estimate

Object history note

Bequeathed by John M. Parsons, 1870

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'The Betrayal of Christ (reverse: The Agony in the Garden)', South German School, ca. 1500

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

Kauffmann, C.M., Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 123, cat. no. 138

Production Note

Acquired, along with 531-1870, as the work of Hubert van Eyck, both paintings were reattributed to the German School, 16th century, by Sir Charles Holmes in 1933.

Materials

Oil paint; Pine

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Altarpieces

Categories

Paintings; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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