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Creator:
Eric Gill, 1882–1940, British
Title:

The Mystery of the Faith

Date:
undated
Medium:
Wood-engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 9/16 x 3 1/8 inches (11.6 x 8 cm) and Image: 4 x 2 9/16 inches (10.1 x 6.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, starting lower left and following border of entire image: "THIS IS THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD OF THE NEW ETERNAL TESTSMENT THE MYSTERY OF FAITH WHICH SHALL BE SHED FOR YOU & FOR MANY UNTO THE REMISSION OF SINS"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Judith and Norman A. Zlotsky, Yale BS 1953
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B2000.1.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bleeding | blood | chalice | cross (motif) | crucifix | crucifixion | dove | halo | New Testament | religious and mythological subject | stigmata | sun
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:45825
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