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Flagellation of Christ
  • François Du Quesnoy, artist
    circa 1594–1643
    born: Brussels, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
    Alessandro Algardi, artist
    born: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • Flagellation of Christ, early 1600s
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • bronze, silver, gilding
  • Object Height: (Christ) 26.7 cm
    Object Height: (Christ) 10 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, W5
  • 1954.0160
Label Text

Statue of semi-nude man (Jesus Christ) at center being flogged by semi-nude male statues at right and left. There is a small pillar behind the central figure. background. All figures are gold colored. The cloth covering the genitals of the two men on the ends is silver.