Christ on the Cross  1846

by Eugène Delacroix

Oil on canvas, H: 31 1/2 x W: 25 1/4 in. (80 x 64.2 cm) [br] The Walters Art Museum Acquired by William T. Walters, 1886 Description: Sharply silhouetted against the darkened sky is the dying Christ. A couple of gesturing spectators appear at the left, and on the right are two mounted Roman soldiers with billowing banners. Other onlookers are visible in the mid-groun...
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