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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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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

William Henry Simmons

Title

The Light of the World

Place

United Kingdom (Artist's nationality)

Date

1860

Medium

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

Dimensions

Chine: 90.1 × 51.2 cm (35 1/2 × 20 3/16 in.); Sheet; sight: 102 × 63.5 cm (40 3/16 × 25 in.)

Credit Line

Sara R. Shorey Endowment

Reference Number

1997.658

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