Arbre de Vie

  • Ink On Paper
  • 21 x 14.5 in

Colored broadside with biblical scenes and quotes in the lower portion. The fruit in the tree are labeled with various virtues, culminating in the theological virtues, above which are images of Father and Holy Spirit. Similar in style to a broadside at the British Museum with the longer title, "C'est a vous Seigneur Jesus Christ, notre médiateur, nôtre victime et nôtre Pontife que je Dedie cet Ouvrage / Arbre de Vie (Tree of Life)." This Museum version also has a pagragraph below the scriptural quotes entitled, "Explication du Tableau intitule' l'Arbre de Vie." Date taken from Museum entry.

  • Subject Matter: Christian
  • Created: c. 1800
  • Collections: Engravings
 
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