Orent Super eum Ugentes eum oleo in Nomine Domini.[Extreme Unction.]
A Paris Chez Audran, rue St. Jaques, aux 2 pilliers d'or. Avec Privil du Roy. [n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 610 x 865mm (24 x 34"). Cut to image. Laid on 18th century backing sheet. Central vertical and horizontal creases. Damaged.
A classical setting, with mourning figures surrounding a dying man lying in a bed. At the centre, the priest is leaning over the dying man and touching his hand. After one of the 'Seven Sacraments' by the French painter Nicholas Poussin (1594 - 1665) painted between 1637 and 1640.
[Ref: 38447] £250.00