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After Ary Scheffer (1795-1858)

'Le Baiser de Judas' 1860

Albumen print? | RCIN 2865059

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Photograph of a work by Ary Scheffer, the prime version of which was created in 1857. The image depicts Judas kissing Christ, who is seen bust-length.

Ary Scheffer (and his studio) continued throughout his life to produce new works of old compositions on demand. His paintings were also widely reproduced as etchings.

  • Creator(s)

    After Ary Scheffer (1795-1858) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Kissing