Scripture

Prostrate figure with three women crouched around

1775–1826
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 7.3 x 18.1 cm (2 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2572

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Dead Christ  foreshortened, prostrate figure with three women crouched around.

Inscription

Inscribed lower r in graphite. "Scripture".

Provenance

Gift to MFA of Mr. Rowland Burdon-Muller and William A. Sargent Fund; December 10, 1953

Formerly in collection of John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Dealer: Raphael King Ltd., London

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund