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Judas Iscariot
  • Henry Courtney Selous
    1811–1890
    born: Deptford, England, United Kingdom ; died: Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Judas Iscariot, mid-late 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pencil, ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9.4 x 5.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 3 11/16 x 2 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in matted with 1976.0030.02
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0030.01
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Description

Male figure (identified as Judas Iscariot) stands on a fallen cross, weeping with his hand over his face and head bowed. A tree grows from the left hand side of the composition and archs over his head towards the right. A noose hangs down towards his head and a hellish creature is staring down at him menacingly from the top of the branches.