Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry his cross. According to the Gospels, on the way of the cross the legionaries found a named Simon, a native of Cyrene, and they requisitioned him to carry the cross.
Simon of Cyrene, called to carry the cross probably did not want it, as seems to show the expression of the character who, bowed to raise the cross, seems submissive looking at the legionnaire. In the background, the mother of Christ praying. In the foreground the tools used for crucifixion: pincers and hammer. Large oil on old canvas.Dimensions of the canvas 76 x 60 cm. Dimensions with frame 100 x 82 cm. Old painting with restorations - slight traces of chassis - some wear - see photos.
The item "large oil on canvas 18th old cross table" is on sale since Friday, March 1, 2019. It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the nineteenth and before \ paintings, enamels".The seller is "galerie2014" and is located in / anet. This item can be shipped to the following countries: America, Europe, Asia, Australia.