Christ Preaching Outside the Temple
Christian Schussele (American (born in Guebviller, Alsace), 1824–1879)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 21.4 x 31.9 cm (8 7/16 x 12 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, laid down
Not On View
Christ standing in front of the Temple, preaching to the surrounding people. Christ raises his left arm in the direction of a man with a wilted hand supported by a woman in order to heel it (Luke, 6:6-11).
Inscribed below center on on of the paving stones in pen and ink: C. Schussele 1867
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 13, 1951
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875