ReDraw : The Temptation of Christ, Ary Scheffer, 1854
Painting : The Temptation of Christ, Ary Scheffer, 1854 • Location : NGV, Melbourne • Time : 10 minutes • Medium : colour pencil on sketch book
Notes : The forty days of Lent is the annual retreat of the people of God in imitation of Jesus' forty days in the wilderness. Towards the end of his career, Ary Scheffer achieved great success with paintings based on Christian themes. While many of there works were life-size, Scheffer also made a number of smaller copies of his compositions.