Head of Christ with Crown of Thorns

  Head of Christ with Crown of Thorns

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1939

Triptych with the head of Christ on the central panel based on the Veronica, and text on the doors, in Welsh.

medium: wood
technique: carved
size: 56 x 79 cm
artist: Jaroslav Krechler

Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lampeter, Ceredigion
(liturgical) north wall

The image derives from the 1649 engraving by Claude Mellan (1598-1688) from the Veil of Veronica. See The Image of Christ pp. 92-93.




 

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