Crucifix

Identifier
DZIELO/09899
Amount
1
Detailed dimensions
Figure height – 84 cm
Figure width – 57,5 cm
Catalogue note author
Maria Działo

Abstract

A sculpture from the 19th century. Its attribution and the exact date of creation remain indefinite. It depicts the Christ Crucified and it refers to method of presenting a dead body of the Saviour - commenced already in the Middle Ages - emphasizing suffering and death by exposing wounds and the inertly lowered head. The name "crucifix" comes from the Latin word "crucifixus" and means "nailed to the cross."

How to cite?

Maria Działo, "Crucifix", [in:] "The Sacred Lesser Poland Heritage", 2021, source:  https://sdm.upjp2.edu.pl/en/works/crucifix-78

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