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The Flagellants
  • Carl Marr, artist
    1858–1936
    born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; active: Germany
    Goupil and Co., printer
    D. Appleton & Company, publisher
    active 1831–1933
  • The Flagellants, 1893
  • The Art of the World, Illustrated in the Paintings, Statuary, and Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 428.62 x 327.02 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0050.02
Description

Monochromatic image of a crowd of figures on a street. There are buildings along the top of the image. The are closes in the top right corner to the viewer. The figures in the foreground include a man with a dark tunic over a white robe who points to the right with his left hand. He holds a staff in his left hand. Behind him are young men with white cloths wrapped around their waists and legs. There is a man at bottom center with a black robe and a black cap. Behind him is a crucifixion image. There is a woman pulling a cart at lower left with a small boy running behind her. There is a crowd of figures across the center of the image from left to right.