Tag: crucifixion

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1905 Marble, 102 x 77 x 70 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Christ and the Magdalen is the only known work by Rodin on a religious subject. Various…

Cristo en la Cruz (c.1630)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Cristo en la Cruz (Christ on the Cross) c.1630 Oil on canvas, 214 x 143.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present canvas was unpublished until 1918 when Hugo Kehrer included it in his monograph on Zurbarán. At…

Christ on the Cross (1627)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) Christ on the Cross 1627 Oil on panel, 105.3 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection When he returned to Antwerp after his sojourn in Italy, Anton van Dyck painted several Crucifixions for different churches…

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1894)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1894 Plaster, wood, fabric, 84.5 x 74 x 44.2 cm Musée Rodin, Paris © Agence photographique du musée Rodin – Jérome Manoukian This is one of the rare testimonies that…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…

The Shadow of Death (1870-1873)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1870–1873 Oil on canvas, 214.2 x 168.2 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The picture shows a carpenter’s workshop. A youthful Christ, depicted as muscular and tanned, stands facing the front and stretching, with…

The Shadow of Death (1873-1874)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1873–1874 Oil on panel, 104.5 x 82 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This minutely detailed painting depicts the young Jesus stretching after his day’s labor in his father’s carpentry shop. His mother,…