The Agony in the Garden

Andrea Mantegna (1430-1506)

"Father...remove this cup...,
nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done,"
(Luke 22.42)

The Scene: The garden of Gethsemane, near Jerusalem, 30CE. 
Context: Luke 22.39-46.

National Gallery, London.
Illustration: "Jesus Christ- The Jesus of History, the Christ of Faith," by J R Porter. Page 185. Duncan Baird Publishers,1999. Excellent book... 
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