A cross history

Christman, John
April 2014
U.S. Catholic;Apr2014, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p22
The article focuses on several images of crosses and crucifixion scenes in various works of art. Topics include the exterior wood doors of Santa Sabina in Rome which have the distinction of presenting people with one of the earliest existing depictions of the crucifixion, artist Giotto's heart-wrenching crucifixion scene from the Arena Chapel in Florence, Italy, and artist Matthias Grünewald's famous crucifixion scene from the Isenheim altarpiece.


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