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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York

Continental School, 19th Century
JEREMIAH WRITING LAMENTATIONS

Provenance

Mrs. R.J. Gould, Italy;
From whom gifted to the Newark Museum, 1917.

Catalogue Note

This work represents the Prophet Jeremiah writing the Book of Lamentations, which describes the fall of the City of Jerusalem. This theme was  popular in the European Renaissance and Baroque artistic traditions, best exemplified by the Jeremiahs of Michaelangelo and Rembrandt.

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York