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  • Odilon Redon
    born: Bordeaux, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Christ, 1887
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 332 x 270 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 435 x 347 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/16 x 10 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/8 x 13 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0177

Monochromatic image of a person’s face and neck. The person (identified as Jesus Christ) is looking up and is frontal. He has long black air filled with thorns. The background is gray. There is a thorn poking the middle of his forehead and several poking his neck. The left side o the face is lighter. The eyes are large and the mouth is slightly parted.