Wood-Engraving

1898 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wood-engraving of Christ crucified. To one side a figure in thorns and the other a figure with a tree. Lettered 'L H'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Wood-engraving
Brief Description
Clemence Housman. Christ crucified, flanked by two male figures of whom one is encircled by briars and the other is standing by a rose tree. In the foreground are the Instruments of Passion. Illustration to 'Of the Imitation of Christ' by Thomas à Kempis, published by Kegan Paul & Co., 1898, after a drawing by Laurence Housman.
Physical Description
Wood-engraving of Christ crucified. To one side a figure in thorns and the other a figure with a tree. Lettered 'L H'.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 144mm
  • Image width: 79mm
  • Sheet height: 221mm
  • Sheet width: 191mm
Content description
A wood-engraving depicting Christ crucified, flanked by two male figures, of whom one is encircled by briars and the other is standing by a rose tree. In the foreground are the Instruments of the Passion.
Marks and Inscriptions
'L H' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by the Artist
Subjects depicted
Literary Reference'Of the Imitation of Christ' by Thomas a Kempis
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951 London: HMSO, 1962.
Collection
Accession Number
E.645-1951

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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