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Descente aux limbes, La, (graphics)

Artist:
Glockendon, A. J. b. 1432
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Graphic arts
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 8
"After Schongauer of the German school, come Israel Von Mencken and A. Stockenden, the first represented by 'The Death of the Virgin' and 'Judith with the Head of Holofernes' -both very fine impressions - the second by 'Christ before Pilate' and 'La Des- cent aux Limbes.' In all of theses engravings, we see talent of a high order struggling with imperfect knowledge of what at the present day are considered the simplest artistic principles. The drawing is crude, and there is little knowledge of perspective or of light and shade." [P. 16-7b.]
Exhibition of Engravings, Etchings & Mezzotints, held under the Auspices and for the Benefit of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, in the building adjoining their new structure, Broad Street, above Arch, Philadelphia, Dec. 1874. Philadelphia: Henry B. Ashmead, Book and Job Printer, Nos. 1102 and 1104 Sansom Street. 1874. (and) Exhibition of Prints (Claghorn Collection) under the Auspices of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Critical Notices by William J. Clark, Jr., reprinted from "the Evening Telegraph" of Philadelphia; with the opening address delivered by W.S. Baker. Philadelphia: Rue & Jones, Book and Job Printers. Nos. 106 and 108 South Third Street. 1875.
Artist nationality: German.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ
State of Being--Phenomenon--Vision
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 01990008
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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