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HUMILIATION AND EXALTATION
IN 32 PRINTS, REPRESENTING THE ORIGINAL
EDITED BY JOHN ALLEN, M.A
ARCHDEACON OF SALOP, DIOCESE OF LICHFIELD J LATE ONE OF HER
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & CO., FARRINGDON STREET.
fOHNwrrr RANDALL COO.
The Annunciation 5
The Entry into Jerusalem 9
Driving the Money-changers out of the Temple 11
The Last Supper
Jesus washing the feet of his Disciples 15
Jesus praying on the Mount of Olives •"
The Betrayal 19
Jesus before Caiaphas «
Jesus before Annas
Jssus brought before Pilate 27
Jesus before Herod'
Jesus crowned with Thorns 33
Jesus shown to the People 35
Jesus taken away to be crucified 3^
Jesus bearing his Cross
Jesus nailed to the Cross
Jesus taken down from the Cross
Preparing for the Burial of Jesus
Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
The Supper at Emmaus
The Incredulity of St. Tliomas
The coming of the Holy Ghost
Jesus appearing to his Mother after his Resurrection 61
The last Judgment 03
Jesus parting with his Mother before his Sufferings 64
This book would probably not have been in the reader's hands, but for Mr. Henry Cole's beautiful edition (through the late Mr. Pickering) of the entire thirty-seven prints of the smaller Passion of Albert Durer. Thirty-five of the original wood-blocks as cut by that artist are now in the print-room of the British Museum. From these casts have been taken,and type metal copies; so that allowance being made for the dressing necessary on account of the worm-holes, the prints may be fairly said to represent the original wood-blocks. It seemed to me that, for general circulation, four of the prints issued by Albert Durer had better be omitted. I hope that an impression of the following thirty-two, at the cost of a shilling, may bring thousands under the influence of one of the greatest men of his time—the friend of Erasmus and of Melancthon—speaking to'us across three centuries through the universal language of his art. It is possible that some who take up this volume may lay it down with a more vivid apprehension of that knowledge which, the Apostle teaches us (i Cor. ii. 2), is the most necessary of all knowledge.