Christ at Emmaus & Jesus Betrayed by Philip James de Loutherbourg

Two Paintings which were part of Macklin's ambitious project to illustrate the Bible to be published in sixty numbers which would eventually form three magnificent volumes.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1. 122.8 x 99.5 cm 2. 127.5 x 101.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Diocese of Bath and Wells

Both signed P.J.de Loutherbourg and dated.

Provenance

Parish of Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset and offered for sale by tender by the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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