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Baptism of the Eunuch, (graphics)

Artist:
Claas, Albert 1500-1562
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Graphic arts
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 76
There is a great deal of admirable expression in the figures in this print, but the work is chiefly noteworthy on account of the odd manner in which the engraver has attempted to indicate form and light and shade by means of a series of fine lines cut across portions of the plate. [P. 23 (supp.).]
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--Eunuch
Religion--Saint--St. Philip
Ceremony--Religion--Baptism
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 01990076
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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