Loading

The Adoration of the Magi, a Design for Bas Relief

John Flaxmanundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

Details

  • Title: The Adoration of the Magi, a Design for Bas Relief
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: w45.7 x h28.3 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667205
  • Medium: Graphite with gray wash and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
  • Subject: kings, spice, Caspar, magi, "adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh)", "adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh)", The Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE), Balthasar, Melchior, incense, myrrh, The Three Wise Men, infancy, gifts, relief, bas relief, gold, vases, historical subject
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Marks: Watermarks: 1794/ JW (cut off)
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Adoration of the Magi Bas Relief"
  • Artist: John Flaxman

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile