Crucifix on a Golgotha Base

Corpus: gilt bronze; cross and base: bronze | 8 x 11in | c. 1590-1600

Unknown Artist

Although this crucifix is a powerfully direct devotional image, its corpus and base are quite obviously from different workshops. Giuseppe de Levis, signer of the picturesque base, could never have managed the finesse of the corpus. It is likely, how...
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