CHRIST ON THE CROSS, Neo-Romanism, 19th century

Cross with a passion referring to solutions known from Romanesque art.

Western Europe, 19th century

Gilded bronze, ebony maracas.

Cross dimensions: 42 x 55 cm.

Very good condition.

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1 200 zł tax incl.

A unique crucifix with Christ dressed in a manicata tunic, with a crown on his head and a burning heart. This type of representation refers to the medieval crucifixions in the type of Volto Santo (Holy Face). Such a depiction of Jesus as alive, without visible signs of warmth, is characteristic of the triumphal crucifixes, emphasizing the victorious aspect of Christ's sacrifice.