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The Betrayal of Christ
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    1558–1617
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • The Betrayal of Christ, after 1598
  • The Passion
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 196 x 128 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 199 x 132 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 5 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 13/16 x 5 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in matted with 1994.0045.04
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0045.03
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Description
Catalogue raisonné

In the foreground is a man standing above another, ready to strike with a sword. In the middle ground is Jesus, who has been apprehended by the throng. In the background are two figures fleeing downhill towards horizon. Lagging figure is nude. Dark cloudy sky with some stars. The Judas kiss occurs in the middle-left.