The Wise and Foolish Virgins. Peter von Cornelius 1816-17. Circa 1813. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf. Click on image to enlarge it.
Details & other depictions of this subject
- Crescent moon & details of carving on the door about to close and shut out the foolish young women
- Christ, musician, & man holding palm frond
- The foolish virgins in the dark background
- John Everett Millais’s The Parable of the Ten Virgins (c. 1863) from the The Parables of Our Lord
This painting is Figure 94 in Lionel Gossman’s Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century — George P. Landow
Gossman, Lionel. Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century. Victorian Web [Complete text in the Victorian Web].
Last modified 13 August 2016