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Creator:
John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:
The Crucifixion
Date:
1834
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 30 15/16 inches (54.9 × 78.6 cm) and Image: 18 5/16 × 28 7/16 inches (46.5 × 72.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "The Crucifixion"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower center: London, Designed and Engraved by John Martin, K.I.B. | LONDON PUBLISHED JULY 1ST 1834 BY FRANCIS GRAHAM MOON, BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT PRINTSELLER TO THE KING, 20 THREADNEEDLE STREET, SOLD ALSO BY HODGSON BOYS & GRAVES, 6 PALL MALL ACKERMAN & CO. STRAND"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11937
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | cityscape | cloud | crowd | crucifixion | death | horse | infant | light | man | religious and mythological subject | riot | rock | sacrifice | sadness | the crucifixion of Christ: Christ's death on the cross; Golgotha (Matthew 27:45-58; Mark 15:33-45; Luke 23:44-52; John 19:25-38) | tree | wall | woman
Associated Places:
Golgotha | Israel | Yerushalayim
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31722
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