Studies of Figures for 'The Miracle of Sacred Fire in the Church of the Sepulchre, Jerusalem'

Figure studies for WHH's painting 'The Miracle of Sacred Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem' (1892-99). Executed in Palestine, spring 1892, apparently during the actual ceremony of the Sacred Fire. Remounted in album WA2007.6.

Details

  • Title

    Studies of Figures for 'The Miracle of Sacred Fire in the Church of the Sepulchre, Jerusalem'

  • Artist/maker

    William Holman Hunt (1827 - 1910)
  • Associated place

    Jerusalem (place of creation)
  • Date

    1892
  • Material and technique

    silverpoint on prepared paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 15.2 x 11.3 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased (Peter Brunt Bequest Fund) with the assistance of the Art Fund, and the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, 2006.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2007.6.129

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Further reading

Bronkhurst, Judith, William Holman Hunt: A Catalogue raisonne, II, 2 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006), P142, D416

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