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Christ Preaching Outside the Temple

1867
Christian Schussele (American (born in Guebviller, Alsace), 1824–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.4 x 31.9 cm (8 7/16 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2788

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, laid down

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

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).

Inscription

Inscribed below center on on of the paving stones in pen and ink: C. Schussele 1867

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 13, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875