A Deacon Holding the Holy Bread over His Head
Plate 9 from Jacob Elsner, Neueste Beschreibung derer Griechischen Christen in der Türckey (Berlin: Druckts C. L. Kunst 1737)

Georg Friedrich Schmidt, German, 1712 - 1775

Made in Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany, Europe


Etching and engraving

Sheet: 5 11/16 x 3 13/16 inches (14.5 x 9.7 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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