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The Bearing of the Cross, from the series The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
The Bearing of the Cross, from the series The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 140 x 108 mm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.) No visible plate mar
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2759
Acquisition Date:
1951-05-17
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Christ falls beneath the cross as men struggle to lift it from him, and Veronica kneels amidst a crowd of soldiers displaying the handkerchief that retains the image of His face.