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Christ Crucified

by Old Masters

Size Group: C

Artist - Diego Velazquez

Giclee on Canvas. Price includes frame.
36" x 48" -$1500
30"x40" -$1100
24"x32" - $750
18"x24" - $475
12"x16" $300
9"x12" - $175
The original oil, painted in 1632, is a life-sized depiction of the Crucifixion of Jesus and is owned by the Museo del Prado.
This intensely powerful image of Jesus on the Cross is unaccompanied by other narrative elements except for the cross itself. Nonetheless, the artist succeeds in endowing the work with great dignity and serenity.
Believed to be a commission for the San Placido Convent sacristy, the austere posture of the crucified Christ features four nails, feet together and seemingly supported by a little wooden ledge, which allows the arms to form a subtle curve, instead of a triangle. The head is crowned with a halo, while the face is resting on the chest, allowing us a glimpse of his features. His lank, straight hair hangs down over the right side of his face, its further path being traced by blood dripping from the wound in his right side.

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