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Maker(s):Wierix, Hieronymus
Culture:Flemish (1553-1619)
Title:The Raising of the Cross from the series The Passion of Christ
Date Made:before 1619
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Mount: 12 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.4 cm x 23.5 cm; Sheet/Image: 3 7/16 in x 2 3/16 in; 8.7 cm x 5.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within plate): Iesus autem dicebat, Pater, dimit= / te illis, non enim sciunt, quid / faciunt. Lucae 23. ; recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within plate): Hieronymus Wierx excud. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Buschere ; INSCRIPTION: verso of secondary support, upp. ctr. (pen and brown ink): 1060 ; WATERMARK: recto of secondary support, lwr. ctr.: Ruse & Turners
Accession Number:  MH 2010.11.1.12
Credit Line:Purchase with the Marian Hayes (Class of 1925) Art Purchase Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Christ is on a half-raised cross. Pilate looks on from background. Carpenter's tools in lower right corner.

Christianity; religion; crucifixions; crosses

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