Maundy Thursday: Garden of Gethsemane

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James J. Tissot, 'Agony in the Garden' (1896), Brooklyn Museum, watercolor.
James J. Tissot, 'Agony in the Garden' (1896), Brooklyn Museum, watercolor.

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  1. My Soul Is Exceedingly Sorrowful unto Death
  2. Jesus Is in Agony in the Garden
  3. You Could Not Watch One Hour with Me
  4. Judas Approaches with a Large Crowd
  5. Judas Betrays Jesus with a Kiss
  6. Judas Iscariot
  7. The Guards Fall Backwards
  8. St. James the Less
  9. Peter Cuts Off the Ear of Malchus
  10. Jesus Heals Malchus
  11. The Bridge over the Brook of Kidron (Psalm 110:7)
  12. They All Forsook Him and Fled
  13. Saint Peter and Saint John Follow from Afar

The numbers of the pictures are from a catalog of an exposition of these paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago, January 26-February 23, 1899. Good images of most of Tissot's paintings of the Gospels are now available for viewing on the Brooklyn Museum website.

Paintings by by James Jacques Tissot (French painter and illustrator, 1836-1902). Biography. Nearly all of Tissot's paintings of the Life of Christ (1884-1896) are rendered in opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper and are owned by the Brooklyn Museum, New York.

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