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Jesus confronting his detractors

Series/Portfolio:
The satirical passion
Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date:
1625–77
Medium:
Etching, only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in. (9 × 6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-222
Not on view
Plate 2. Jesus and Peter, with a sword over his shoulder, walk right towards a crowd of monks and a cardinal carrying crosses, pilgrim staffs and a lit candle . After a follower of Hans Holbein
Inscription: Lettered below image with verse over four lines: 'See heere the power...ignorance. '2' below text at lower right.
Pennington 117 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar, Part IV)1202 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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