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IRISH ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATION 1830-1930

Caption:

Artist:
Yeats, John Butler
Materials:
Paper (fiber material), Ink
Techniques:
Photoengraving
Author:
Yeats, William B.
Title of Publication:
The secret rose
Publisher:
Richard Clay & Sons, Ltd.
Publication place:
London
Publication date:
1897
Curator Comment:
The three figures in the distance are presumably Christ and the two thieves.
Note on artwork:
A crucified figure is harassed by crows as a pack of dogs runs up to the base of the crucifix. In the distance another flock of birds descends on three crucified figures.
References:
Snoddy, DIB online


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