The Agony in the Garden by Edward Burra

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


Watercolour on paper
72 x 107 cm
Art Fund grant:
£35,000 ( Total: £115,000)
Acquired in:
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.


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

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