Modern British Art by Frank Brangwyn: Jesus Speaks to the Daughters of Jerusalem – Eighth Station, circa 1935 | www.LLFA.uk

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Frank Brangwyn:
Jesus Speaks to the Daughters of Jerusalem – Eighth Station, circa 1935

Framed (ref: 521)
Signed with monogram
Original lithographic zinc plate 30 x 31 1/2 in. (76.2 x 80 cm.)

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Provenance: Kenneth Center; Hilary Gerrish; private collection, South of France
Literature: Dominique Marechal, Collectie Frank Brangwyn, Stedelijke Musea, Bruges, 1987, p. 178

In his commentary on Brangwyn’s Stations, G.K. Chesterton felt that the design of this Station was pivotal:‘Christ lifts His head, looks sharply over His shoulder, and His eyes shine with defiance and almost with fury. And that one flash of fierceness is shot back at the Women of Jerusalem weeping over Him.’

We are grateful to Dr Libby Horner for her assistance (Eighth Station is no.
S1903 in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné).


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