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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Arrestation du Christ' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160808

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Photograph of a drawing by Paul Delaroche, created in 1853. The work depicts the Christ's arrest by roman soldiers on the Mount of Olives at night. The Christ is standing centrally, handcuffed behind his back. A number of armed soldiers surround him, some pulling on ropes fastened to his body.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Jesus Christ
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Law
        • Criminal law
          • Arrests (criminal law)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Passion of Christ
              • Christ-Agony in the Garden
    • Places
      • Asia
        • Israel
          • Jerusalem
            • Mount of Olives [Jerusalem]