Original antique print, titled: ‘Mary Magdalen Washing Christ’s Feet’. It shows: an interior with a large group seated at a table. In the middle foreground is Mary Magdalen, crying tears on the feet of Jesus Christ. Rare.
Made by Richard Earlom after George Farington.
Medium: mezzotint engraving on wove paper.
Sheet size: 68 x 50.5 cm (26.77 x 19.88 inch). Image size: 58 x 47 cm. (22.83 x 18.5 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Crease in the lower right corner. General light creasing. Margins foxed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MARY MAGDALEN-JESUS-WASHING FEET-TEAR | DP-A1-001-23
Master print published by John Boydell, London in 1797. Our definition of master print is: a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Rich’d Earlom after a design by Farington after Rubens.
Biography engraver: Richard Earlom (1743-1822) was an reknown English mezzotint engraver. He displayed great skill as a draughtsman, and at the same time acquired without assistance the art of engraving in mezzotint.
Biography artist: George Farington (1754-1788) was an English artist.
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