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Garofalo: 'The Agony in the Garden'

Jesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane, near Jerusalem (seen in the left background), while three of his disciples sleep. An angel reveals a chalice containing a cross. Judas approaches on the right with the Roman soldiers who will arrest Jesus. New Testament (Mark 14: 32-43).

Dramatic nocturnes were a novelty in north Italian painting associated with Giorgione.


 
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