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The Betrayal of Christ

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    15th - 16th century? (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    distemper, heightened with white on pale green prepared paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.495

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 26

Physical description

The Betrayal of Christ; Judas giving Jesus the kiss, many soldiers stand around, A strong castle in the distance appears over rocks; Distemper, heightened with white on pale green prepared paper.

Place of Origin

Belgium (possibly, drawn)

Date

15th - 16th century? (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

distemper, heightened with white on pale green prepared paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 in, Width: 7.7 in

Object history note

Has been ascribed to Cimabue.

Descriptive line

The Betrayal of Christ; Judas giving Jesus the kiss, many soldiers stand around; Distemper, heightened with white on pale green prepared paper; Unknown; Flemish School; (?)15th - 16th 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.

Production Note

Has been ascribed to Cimabue.

Materials

Prepared paper; Distemper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Halo; Soldiers; Castle

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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