Descent from the Cross

Place
Gaj
Parish
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Gaj
Identifier
DZIELO/01278
Category
Picture
Amount
1
Catalogue note author
Paulina Kluz

Abstract

The painting was created in the half of the 19th century. It is signed with a monogram "SV". Originally it was placed in the altar of Crucifixion, replaced by the reredos with a crucifix in 1899. The composition of the painting from Gaj is modelled on the work of Peter Paul Rubens - the central field of triptych in Chapel of the Arquebusiers, located in the cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Antwerp (1611-1614). The way of painting the characters from the scene depicting the Descent from the Cross in Gaj is completely individual.

How to cite?

Paulina Kluz , "Descent from the Cross ", [in:] "The Sacred Lesser Poland Heritage", 2021, source:  https://sdm.upjp2.edu.pl/en/works/descent-from-the-cross-1

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