The Taking of Christ (Caravaggio)

The Taking of Christ (Italian: Presa di Cristo nell'orto or Cattura di Cristo) is a painting, of the arrest of Jesus, by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Originally commissioned by the Roman nobleman Ciriaco Mattei in 1602, it is housed in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

The Taking of Christ
Italian: Cattura di Cristo nell' orto
ArtistCaravaggio
Yearc. 1602
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions133.5 cm × 169.5 cm (52.6 in × 66.7 in)
LocationNational Gallery of Ireland
On loan from the Society of Jesus, Leeson Street., Dublin