The Betrayal of Jesus Christ

Bernadino Poccetti, Previously attributed to;  Italian School, Attributed to; 

This is one of the drawings in our collection. The place and date where it was made are unknown.
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This record represents a work in a series and has related works.
Measurements
515 x 616 x 30mm
Media
pen, sepia ink and wash on paper
Description
Drawing of Jesus Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane. Judas is shown kissing his cheek, identifying him to the group of soldiers who have come to arrest him. Jesus' disciples stand behind him on the left side of the drawing. One of the men, possibly representing Simon Peter, has drawn his sword.

The drawing is part of a set of works depicting the Passion of Christ.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased on behalf of the Gallery by Mr and Mrs J.A. Neame, 1922.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
1922

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