Leaf from a Missal: Text (verso)

Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on parchment | 35.4 x 23.5cm | c. 1330-40

Unknown Artist

The crucified Christ was a central theme of medieval visual art. Each period set its own artistic and iconographic priorities, depending on the function and context of the works. For example, the dead Christ with his head bowed, the side wound drippi...
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