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Christ at the Marriage at Cana

Accession Number
2012/2.214

Title
Christ at the Marriage at Cana

Artist(s)
Giovanni Battista Vanni

Object Creation Date
1637

Medium & Support
etching on four sheets of laid paper

Dimensions
21 1/4 in x 26 1/2 in (53.98 cm x 67.31 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Label copy
Giovanni Battista Vanni, after Paolo Veronese
Italy, 1599–1660; Italy, 1528–1588
Christ at the Marriage at Cana
1637
Etching on four sheets of laid paper
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink, 2012/2.214

Subject matter
Christ at the wedding feast at Cana.

Physical Description
This etching depicts a vast and lively gathering of figures around a large banquet table in the foreground accompanied by other crowds of figures throughout the composition. The scene takes place in an outdoor setting surrounded by classical architecture that recedes perspectivally in the distance.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
feasts
marriage (social construct)

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