16 November 2006
Sir James Thornhill (1675-1734)
'Be not affrighted'
with inscription 'Sir James Thornhill.' (lower right, on the wash-line mount)
pencil, pen and brown ink and brown wash, unframed
7 7/8 x 6 in. (20 x 15.2 cm.);and Attributed to Sir James Thornhill, Portrait of a man, three-quarter-length, seated; and a brown wash drawing of Cupid, Circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723), two in one mount (3)
John Thane, cf. L. 2393.
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The text comes from the Gospel of St Mark, Chapter XVI, v. 6, the full text of which is 'And he saith unto them Be not affrighted Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth which was crucified: he is not here. Behold the place where they laid him.'
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