The Vision of Ezekiel; a group of corpses and skeletons emerging out of tombs, above them five winged putti holding a banderole

- Image ID: KCC03R
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Image ID: KCC03R
The Vision of Ezekiel; a group of corpses and skeletons emerging out of tombs, above them five winged putti holding a banderole, 1554, Engraving, Plate: 16 1/8 x 26 1/2 in. (41 x 67.3 cm), Prints, Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua), After Giovanni Battista Bertano (Mantua 1516–1576 Mantua), Large and dramatic, this engraving depicts the prophet Ezekiel’s vision in the Valley of the Dead when he saw vast numbers of the people brought back to life. As recorded in the Book of Ezekiel from the Old Testament, the prophet was brought to a valley filled with dry bones and commanded to prophesize over them