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Collections > Sculpture > Relief of Betrayal of Christ.
Relief of Betrayal of Christ.
Nottingham Alabaster of the Betrayal of Christ. Christ in the centre is embraced by Judas. On Judas' left a soldier in armour holds Christ's garment in his left hand, on his right Simon Peter is about to draw his sword. Four soldiers in armour clasping weapons, stand close together behind Christ and are head and shoulders taller than Him. In the foreground kneels a devil in mediaeval costume, wearing a purse and turning its head upwards.
Size: 43 x 25.5 cm
Object Type: relief
Period: Henry VII
Broad Date: Tudor
Actual Date: c. 1490
Century: 15th century
Museum Accession Number: Founders/S.123