MAY, Edward Harrison
(b. 1824, Croydon, d. 1887, Paris)

Jewish Captives at Babylon

Oil on canvas, 198 x 131 cm
Private collection

The large painting was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1863. It is unique among May's varied oeuvre: one of the few works based on Biblical history and his only known work based on an Old Testament event.

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