Copperplate etching/engraving on verge type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 19 x 12.5 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 10 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.5 x 4.9 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 3.9 inch.
Original engraving, captioned “Joan XIX vs. 39” (John 19:39). It shows the coming of Nicodemus with myrrh and aloes for the embalming of the body of Jesus Christ. Christ is carried in the arms of two men, while Nicodemus respectfully offers his gift to teh deceased. On the far right is a man preparing a coffin, of the left a group of three grieving women can be seen. Source: unkown.Artists and Engravers: Artist and engraver: unknown.
Condition: Excellent given age, small tear in the lower margin (not affecting the plate). Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-JOHN 19:39-NICODEMUS-JESUS-EMBALMING