Medium: brush and ink, with pen
Dimensions: 28 1/2 x 21 in.
Note: Monogram located at the lower left.
Production Date: 1861 (circa)
Exhibition History: Paris,
Arts Decoratif, 1914 (no.45)
Intended Context: Design for the central panel of a stained glass window.
Model: George Meredith
Note: Meredith is said to have sat for Christ.
Model: Christina Rossetti
Note: CGR is said to have sat for the Virgin (though the face somewhat resembles
Model: Fanny Cornforth
Note: The Magdalene resembles Fanny Cornforth.
Model: Algernon Swinburne
Note: Swinburne is said to have been the model for St. John.
Model: Simeon Solomon
Note: Solomon is said to have been the model for St. James.
Model: William Morris
Note: Morris is said to have been the model for St. Peter.
Model: Ernest Gambart
Note: In Judas the face of the art dealer Gambart is recognizable.
Current Location: William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
Catalog Number: A 210
Archival History: Cecil French Bequest, 1954, to the William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow