Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Christ kneels and writes on the pavement in the centre and the woman taken in adultery between three soldiers on the right.

Artist:
Luca Giordano (Italian, Naples 1634–1705 Naples)
Date:
1653
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 1/8 x 19 3/4 in. (35.9 x 50.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.912
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower right" 'Lucus Iordanus F 1653'

Marking: Collector's mark of Richard Fisher (Lugt, 2205), verso, lower left in blue ink
Phyllis D. Massar; Richard Fisher (British, 1809–1890); Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
B.XXI.176.5
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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