Christ Stilling the Tempest, Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Christ with upraised arms stands in sail boat accompanied by 8 men, while sailing on stormy seas.

Remainder of title: /Then he arose, and rebuked the Winds and the Sea and there was a great calm. Matt VIII 26.
Additional signature information: 152 Nassau ST New York. , lower right corner (complete signature line in capitals)

“And when he entered into a ship, his disciples followed him. And behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, “Lord, save us: we perish.” And he said unto them, “Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?” Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. And the men marveled, saying, “What manner of man is this, even the winds and the sea obey him.” Matthew VIII, 23-27.

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Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
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Black and white lithograph
7 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches
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