1870 Wood Engraving Art Oberammergau Bavarian Passion Play Pharisee Saint YTG1


This is an original 1870 black and white in-text wood engraving of portrait of the characters and actors from the Oberammergau Passion Play including, Tobias Flunger as Pontius Pilate, Johann Zwink as St. John, Johann Diemer as the Leader of the Chorus, Johann Lang as Caiaphas, Franziska Flunger as St. Mary, Anton Heiserer as a Jewish rabbi, Johann Allinger as Barabbas, and Jacob Hett as St. Peter.


This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some moderate surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14 inches; 25 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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Keywords specific to this image: Portrait, Pontius Pilate, St. Peter, Caiaphas, Virgin Mary, Jewish Rabbi, Barabbas, Tobias Flunger, Johann Zwink, Johann Diemer, Johann Lang, Franziska Flunger, Anton Heiserer, Johann Allinger, Jacob Hett