712mm tall

  1. 579

    586 x 712 mm

    Description: Rectangular; flanged edging; upper part, pictorial scene of a landscape with tree, clouds and buildings in the background; foreground, Jesus and three disciples, and a woman pleading on her knees. Above the group, the letter D; at the bottom, the letters, MR.

    Notes: Although the quotation is given as Matthew 15: 15, the scene appears to illustrate Matthew 15: 22 - 'And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.'

    Inscription: D / MATTHAI CAP 15 V 15 [quotation in German] / MR[?]

    Manufactured: in the mid to late 17th century in Germany.

    Current location: Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex, England.

    Museum number: NT/PET/M/70 (part of the National Trust museum group)