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The Agony in the Garden
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    1558–1617
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • The Agony in the Garden, after 1598
  • The Passion
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 196 x 130 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 198 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 5 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in matted with 1994.0045.01
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0045.02
Description
Catalogue raisonné

In the foreground are three sleeping figures. In the middle ground is a male figure on his knees, looking up at an angel. There is a chalice between the angel and the man. In the background are a throng of people in procession towards the foreground. These figures are carrying stalves.