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Creator:
Print made by James Ward, 1769–1859, British
after Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606–1669, Dutch
Title:
The Centurion Cornelius
Date:
1800
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 × 28 1/16 inches (61 × 71.3 cm), Plate: 22 3/4 × 25 1/2 inches (57.8 × 64.8 cm), and Image: 19 15/16 × 23 5/8 inches (50.6 × 60 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Rembrant | And when the Angel which spake unto Cornelius was | departed, he called two of his houshold servants, and a | devout soldier of them that waited on him continually;"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Jas. Ward | Painter & Engraver to his R.H., the Pince of Wales. | And when he had declared all those things unto them, | he sent them to Joppa | Acts Chapr.X. Verse 7 & 8"; lettered, lower center: THE CENTURION CORNELIUS | From an Original Picture brought to this Country by M. Bryan Esqr. | LONDON: Pubd. April 10, 1800, by MESSR.. WARDS & Co.. No.6, Newman Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.624
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | Christianity | Cornelius sends two servants and a soldier to Peter in Joppa | helmet | instructions | listening | New Testament | papers | religious and mythological subject | Roman | servants | soldier | sword | table
Associated People:
The Centurion Cornelius
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Rembrandt in Eighteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-10-19 - 1983-12-30)

James Ward (Yale Center for British Art, 2004-05-21 - 2004-08-22)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22323
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