The Agony in the Garden by Edward Burra

Christ is shown facing the viewer, weeping, sweating and wringing his hands in anguish.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
72 x 107 cm
Art Fund grant:
£35,000 ( Total: £115,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Alex Reid & Lefevre Ltd

The soldier rushes in to Christ's left. The background is a rocky ledge and the Disciples can be seen sleeping on the left background of the picture.

Provenance

Edward Lydall collection; Alex Reid and Lefeuvre, London

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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