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Landscape with the Temptation of Christ
  • Johann Christian Reinhart
    1761–1847
    born: Hof, Bavaria, Germany ; died: Rome, Italy
  • Landscape with the Temptation of Christ, 1799
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 279 x 358 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 302 x 380 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 x 14 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 14 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0002
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Description

Rocky and hilly landscape. There is a cave in the bottom left quadrant. There is a male figure seated on the ground outside the cave entrance (identified as Jesus Christ) who is speaking to another male figure (identified as the devil).