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dc.contributor.authorBenedetto da Maiano, circle ofen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-06T16:27:08Z
dc.date.available2018-09-06T16:27:08Z
dc.date.created1495-1500en_US
dc.identifier.citationAnna Bisceglia, Il Crocifisso del Fuligno: Storia, studi, conservazione (Livorno: Sillabe, 2011); Margrit Lisner, Holzkruzifixe in Florenz und in der Toskana (Munich: Bruckmann, 1970), 79-80.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/24642
dc.descriptionCenacolo del Fuligno, Florence; Educatorio della SS. Concezione, Florenceen_US
dc.description.abstractThis crucifix, currently housed in the museum of the Cenacolo del Fuligno in Florence, offers a particularly gentle and sweet representation of Christ's sacrifice, one of many created in the late fifteenth century (ca. 1495-1500 in this case). The eyes are almost closed, and so Christ is surely on the point of death, but his elegant face is completely calm and muscular body like that of a Greek athlete, with no sense of the pain or physical weight dragging downwards. The blood, now quite faint, would have been more vivid originally, as when subsequent paint layers were removed in a recent restoration, the surface revealed had lost many of its glazes and subtleties. (Blood was often painted on crucifixes in multiple layers of different reds, as recommended by Cennino Cennini, which was the case here, as in a protected area of the head a more vivid, darker streak of blood survives.) The head, torso, and part of the thighs are carved from one piece of wood and the arms and remainder of the legs assembled from multiple pieces. The loincloth was made from a piece of cloth, dipped in gesso and wrapped around the body. The crucifix came to its current location from the Educatorio della SS. Concezione in Florence, but its original location is undocumented. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.en_US
dc.format.mediumWooden_US
dc.subjectCrucifixen_US
dc.subjectChristen_US
dc.subjectCrossen_US
dc.subjectJesusen_US
dc.titleCrucifixen_US
dc.typeImageen_US
dc.rights.holderUna D'Eliaen_US
dc.rights.licensePhotograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licenseen_US


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