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Christ taken down from the Cross

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1603-1658 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pontius, Paul (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Bernard H. Webb Bequest.

  • Museum number:

    E.4297-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case E, shelf 6, box B

Physical description

Engraved portrait of Christ being taken down from the Cross after a picture by Van Dyck.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (possibly, made)

Date

1603-1658 (made)

Artist/maker

Pontius, Paul (made)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered Antonius Van Dyck nven. Cum privilegio Regis. Paul
Pontius sculpsit. And with four lines of Latin verse.
Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Dimensions

Height: 17 3/8 in, Width: 14 1/8 in

Descriptive line

Engraving by Paul Pontius: Christ taken down from the Cross

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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