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The Light of the World

A work made of line and stipple engraving on ivory chine mounted on off-white plate paper.
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  • A work made of line and stipple engraving on ivory chine mounted on off-white plate paper.

Date:

1860

Artist:

William Henry Simmons (English, 1811-1882)
after William Holman Hunt (English, 1827-1910)

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Artist

William Henry Simmons

Title

The Light of the World

Origin

United Kingdom

Date

1860

Medium

Line and stipple engraving on ivory chine mounted on off-white plate paper

Dimensions

901 x 512 mm (chine); 1020 x 635 mm (sheet; sight)

Credit Line

Sara R. Shorey Endowment

Reference Number

1997.658

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