Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

Eric Gill, 1882 - 1940



Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

Eric Gill 1882 - 1940

Summary

The figure of Christ is nailed upon the cross with a gushing spear wound at his heart, His blood is gathered in a cup by an angel who has entered the picture from the right and is wearing long robes. Christ's head is slumped and there is a robe covering his waist.


Object Name

Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

Creators Name

Eric Gill

Date Created

1917

Dimensions

support: 14.1cm x 7.5cm
block: 5.7cm x 5.7cm

accession number

1928.150 B

Place of creation

Ditchling

Support

paper

Medium

ink (black)

Credit

Gift of Mrs and Miss Rutherston, 1928


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