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
Academic Themes
Death and Dying