The Hem of His Garment

The Hem of His Garment by George Tinworth, 1843-1913. Terracotta. c. 1875. Signed "G. TINWORTH" and monogram, and inscribed: "When she heard of Jesus came in the press behind and touched his garment / Peter IV cha 1 ver and cha of Peter 10 ver / H. Doulton & Co. Lambeth." 5 1/4 x 12 inches. Manufacturer: Doulton & Co. The original panel of this plaque was exhibited at the 1875 Royal Academy.

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Gosse. A Critical essay on the Life and Works of George Tinworth. London: The Fine Art Society, 1883, p. 55.

Spring '99. London: The Fine Art Society, 1999. Catalogue Number 37.

Last modified 5 January 2005