London, South Kensington
22 January 2007
Ecclesiastical diorama c.1794
the two hand-painted glass panels set into a wood frame, the rear glass panel painted as a mountainous landscape with two distant figures, the near glass panel showing Christ and six disciples in a ruined classical setting --the panels each 27.8 x 25.5cm.
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The diorama gives the impression of depth through the use of three painted glass surfaces. No other comparable example is known.
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