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Christ on the Way to Calvary Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)

Christ on the Way to Calvary

Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)

  • TITLE

    : Christ on the Way to Calvary
  • AUTHOR

    : Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
  • INVENTARIO

    : 203
  • DATE

    : c. 1515 - 1525
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 63 × 87 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century painting
  • ROOM

    : 10

Packed with people, soldiers and commoners, the scene shows the moment when Jesus, crushed by the weight of the cross, is consoled by Veronica, who is said by tradition to have dried his face with a cloth. On the right, the Virgin Mother faints into the arms of the pious women, with John the apostle, portrayed young and wrapped in a white mantle, next to her.

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  • TITLE

    Christ on the Way to Calvary
  • AUTHOR

    Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
  • INVENTARIO

    203
  • DATE

    c. 1515 - 1525
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    63 × 87 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century painting
  • ROOM

    10

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