FCO-2796

Jesus is Nailed to the Cross, Eleventh Station of the Via CrucisExecuted to

[1953]

code

FCO-2796

CR Number

3229

dimensions

51 x 61 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Jesus is Nailed to the Cross, Eleventh Station of the Via Crucis
Description
Composition in tones earthy, ochre, gray, yellow, blue, rose and white. Smooth and rough texture. Jesus being nailed to the cross by two women against geometrized background. In the center of composition, the cross lying on the ground, arranged at the diagonal on the left to the right in perspective for background. On the cross Jesus is seen naked without facial features represented; head turned to the right, on the open arms of the cross arms, body and legs stretched flat on ledge at the bottom of the larger arm of the cross. Two women kneel back, one on the left and one to the right of Jesus hammer the nails holding the hands of Christ on the cross arms. They have long dark hair, wearing short-sleeved clothes and long skirts and are barefoot. Have arms raised and holding in his on the right hand on the left carnations and hammers. On the floor, on the right, blue cloth. Fund and ground represented by geometrical shapes in various shades.
Location Created
Related Event 2
Related Document 15
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the Church of Lord Jesus of the Cane, Batatais, SP.
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Igreja do Senhor Bom Jesus da Cana Verde doada por particulares, que a adquiriram do artista, sob encomenda, em 1953. Portinari foi responsável por metade da doaçãoCollection
Height
61
Width
51
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Author
Inscription on reverse of support "11”

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