Christ Among the Poor
Series TitleLe Passion
Georges Rouault (French, 1871 – 1958)
MediumEtching and aquatint
Dimensions : 11 x 8 in. (27.94 x 20.32 cm)
Credit LineHope College Collection
LabelGeorges Rouault was a devout Catholic whose work was directly inspired by his religious faith. This print comes from Rouault’s Passion series, which depicts characters and stories from the Gospels in a contemporary, expressionistic style. The image reminds viewers of Christ’s commitment to serving the poor, a topic of great relevance to Christians in Depression-era Europe.