photographed 8/13/2020
photographed 8/13/2020
photographed 8/13/2020
photographed 8/13/2020
photographed 8/13/2020

Corpus Christi


Artist
German (German)
Date
17th century
Medium
Boxwood
Dimensions
Work : 14 1/2 x 12 x 3 in. (36.83 x 30.48 x 7.62 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of David Kamansky and Gerald Wheaton
Object Number
2016.57.31

Label
This sculpture depicting the crucified Christ would originally have been mounted on a cross and used for private devotions. The figure’s taut body and downcast head emphasize Christ’s suffering and sacrifice for the salvation of humankind.

Object Type
Wood