[The woman caught in adultery.]Drawn by Mr. Hussey from the Original Picture of Agostino Carracci, in the Zampieri Palace at Bologna, and presented By him to the Earl of Northumberland in the Year 1737. Now in His Majesty's Collection.
Engraving. Platemark: 375 x 440mm (14¾ x 17¼"); very large margins. Very small worn area to right side.
Christ standing on a dais in the temple, his apostles around him, a man sitting on the steps near His feet; Christ raises His right hand and looks at a woman, who stands on the right with her hands bound, while Pharisees standing behind to right accuse her, one pointing at a passage in the Torah. After Agostino Carracci (1557 - 1602), intermediary draughtsman is Giles Hussey (1710 - 1788).
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