Head of Christ

Oil on panel | 28.6 x 23.5cm | c. 1525-1530

Correggio (Antonio Allegri)

As Christ stumbled under the weight of the cross that he bore on the way to his crucifixion, Saint Veronica comforted him and wiped the blood and sweat from his face with her veil. The frontal view adopted in this portrait recalls the depiction of Ch...
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