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Oil painting - The Tree of Jesse

The Tree of Jesse

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on panel

  • Museum number:

    W.8-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel painted in oils on oak, surrounded by a moulded framework of pine. It represents St. Mathew seated on the right below a tree and writing in a book at the description of an angel. On the left is a 'Jesse Tree' with prophets and kings on the branches, at the foot Eve offering Adam the apple, the serpent being coiled around the tree.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)

Date

ca. 1600 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Oil on panel

Dimensions

Height: 47.5 cm approx., Width: 61 cm approx., :

Object history note

Purchased, 1928

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'The Tree of Jesse', British School, ca. 1600

Materials

Oil paint; Panel

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Tree of Jesse; Angels

Categories

Paintings; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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