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Creator:
Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British
after Raphael, Italian, 1483–1520, Italian
Printed by Bradshaw & Blacklock, active ca.1850, British
Published by Bradshaw & Blacklock, active ca.1850, British
Title:

The Conversion of the Proconsul

Former Title(s):

Elymas, The Sorcerer, Struck Blind

Additional Title(s):

Elymas Struck Blind

Part Of:

Collective Title: Raphael Cartoons

Date:
after 1855
Medium:
Aquatint, etching, stipple engraving and color woodcut on cream card mounted on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 5 11/16 x 7 1/4 inches (14.4 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "B + B | E / iL | 17"; center: "Raphael Cartoon | Elymas Struck Blind | Full Colours Five | Signed bottom Left"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left inside image: "BRADSHAW & BLACKLOCK LICENCEES" (rest cut off)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10681
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
at Paphos Paul and Barnabas are led before Sergius Paulus, the Roman governor | beards | beards | blind | chair | Christian | cloaks | columns | disciples | discussion (meeting) | domes | fear | governor | magi | marble | men | New Testament | religious | Roman | tapestry | temple | the sorcerer Elymas (Elymes, Bar-Jesus), who tries to prevent Paul and Barnabas from speaking, is struck blind by paul | togas
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Paul, the Apostle, St. (c. AD 5–c. AD 67)
The Conversion of the Proconsul (cartoon, 1515)
Paullus, Lucius Sergius (1st century AD), proconsul
Barnabas, the Apostle, St. (died 61 AD)
Elymas
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63479
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