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Christ, St Paul, Charity and the Theological Virtues

Drawing
c.1660 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Christ holding the cross near which the Dove is hovering, and with the Lamb at his feet; on the left St. Paul, holding a scroll, and a woman holding a child behind; on the right, the three theological Virtues, from left top right, Hope, Charity or Love, holding up a flaming heart, and Faith, raising a chalice in her right hand and holding a child in her left; in the foreground, three putti


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Red and black chalk, with brown and red wash, heightened with white bodycolour
Brief Description
Drawing 'Christ, St Paul, Charity and the Theological Virtues', by Jacob Jordaens, chalk with wash, c.1660
Physical Description
Christ holding the cross near which the Dove is hovering, and with the Lamb at his feet; on the left St. Paul, holding a scroll, and a woman holding a child behind; on the right, the three theological Virtues, from left top right, Hope, Charity or Love, holding up a flaming heart, and Faith, raising a chalice in her right hand and holding a child in her left; in the foreground, three putti
Dimensions
  • Height: 372mm
  • Width: 488mm
Style
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Object history
Rev Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
  • Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, 2014), vol. II, cat. 492, pp. 420-21
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.532

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