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John the Apostle Boiling in Oil
  • France
  • John the Apostle Boiling in Oil, 1500s
  • Where object was made: France and United States
  • woodcut, restrike
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 127 x 76 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 x 3 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 296 x 237 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 9 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Ruth Fine
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0011

Numerous standing figures surround the Apostle John, who prays while being boiled in a pot of oil.