Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Crucifixion Group
  • Germany
  • Crucifixion Group, circa 1700
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • boxwood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 56.4 x 11.4 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Irvin E. Youngberg, Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0073
Label Text

Gaunt Christ, hanging on long, slender cross. At the bottom of the cross is a globe with a city scene on the front. There is a snake with a skull face on top of the globe. Next to the globe are two bound figures (Adam and Eve). In front of the globe is a skeleton.