The Agony in the Garden, 1773

  • Johann Christian Thomas Winck, German, 1738-1797

Oil on canvas

  • Overall: 29 1/2 × 20 1/4 inches (74.9 × 51.4 cm)
  • Framed: 39 1/2 × 29 1/2 × 2 3/4 inches (100.3 × 74.9 × 7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund and Arthur H. Nixon Fund

1985.31

Department

European Painting

  • Religious art
  • Christianity
  • Soldiers
  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Tree
  • Chalice
  • Crucifix
  • Munich
  • Sleeping
  • Christ
  • Clouds
  • Angels (spirits)
  • Apostles
  • Kneeling
  • God
  • Agony in the garden
  • Praying

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right, on gate: Christian Wink invenit/et pinxit 1773

Marked, label on top stretcher bar: Maison speciale | d'Encadrements | & de Dorure | Estampes LM[illegible]ernes | DANGLE[illegible]ERN[illegible]

Provenance

January 15, 1985, auctioned by (Christie's, New York, New York, USA) lot 47; 1985, (Stair Sainty-Matthiesen, New York, New York, USA); 1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

"Annual Report 1986," Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 3. 1986, pp. 20-21 (fig. 2).

Rights Status

Johann Christian Thomas Winck, The Agony in the Garden, 1773, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund and Arthur H. Nixon Fund, 1985.31.