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Crucifixion San Felipe de Jesús
  • Mexico
  • Crucifixion San Felipe de Jesús, 1800s
  • Where object was made: probably Mexico
  • tempera on wood
  • Canvas/Support: 30.5 x 21.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 12 x 8 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet D3
  • 1928.7007
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Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Empire of Things", 20-Dec-2012
Saint Philip of Jesus was a Mexican Catholic missionary. He was crucified on a mountain in Nagasaki, and became one of the 26 martyrs of Japan.

Mobile App Tour Label:
"Thayer Today", 28-Oct-2017
This panel can be found in the Cabinet of Curiosities in the exhibition Empire of Things. Saint Philip of Jesus was a Mexican Catholic missionary. He was crucified on a mountain in Nagasaki, and was one of the Twenty-Six Catholic Martyrs of Japan.

Sallie Casey Thayer likely acquired this devotional panel painting in Guatemala when she traveled there in 1916.