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Creator:
John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:

The Daughters of Jerusalem Weeping by the Waters of Babylon

Additional Title(s):

Luke 23:27-31

Eighth Station of the Cross

Date:
1834
Medium:
Gray wash with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, smooth, cream card
Dimensions:
Mount: 6 5/16 x 8 inches (16 x 20.3 cm) and Sheet: 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches (8.6 x 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back of mount, upper left: "J 5383"; in black ink, on back of mount, upper center: "The Daughters of Jerusalem Weeping by the | Ruins of Babylon"; on back of mount, lower right: "by John Martin"; in graphite, on back of mount, lower right: "3"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "J. M. 1834"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.639
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cityscape | clouds | daughters | from Pilate's palace to Golgotha: the procession to Calvary (Matthew 27:31-33; Mark 15:20-22; Luke 23:26-33; John 19:17) | mourning | New Testament | river | temple | trees | women
Associated Places:
Asia | Babil | Babylon | Iraq
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11030
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