The Crucifixion


Artist
Otto Dix (German, 1891 – 1969)
Date
1960
Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
Sheet : 11 1/2 x 9 in. (29.21 x 22.86 cm)
Credit Line
Hope College Collection
Object Number
2015.58.22

Label
Matthew 27:45-54. From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. And about three o’clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” When some of the bystanders heard it, they said, “This man is calling for Elijah.” At once one of them ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour wine, put it on a stick, and gave it to him to drink. But the others said, “Wait, let us see whether Elijah comes to save him.” The Jesus cried again with a loud voice and breathed his last.

Object Type
Print