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The Procession in the Streets of Jerusalem (Le cortège dans les rues de Jérusalem)  1894

by James Tissot

Sitting astride a donkey, Jesus enters Jerusalem during the Passover season in triumph, receiving the acclamation of his followers, who call him the prophet of Nazareth and place garments or other textiles in his path, a homage typically reserved for kings. The multitudes also register their respect with bowed heads, outstretched arms, and clapping hands. Several of his fo...
8 7/8 x 6 15/16 in. (22.5 x 17.6 cm)
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum