Christ Bearing the Cross

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Object Name: 
Reverse Painting
Title: 
Christ Bearing the Cross
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.3.132
Dimensions: 
(Frame): 29.6 x 23.4 cm; (glass): 24.9 x 18.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, oil paint. Rectangle; full- length figure of Christ wearing a red tunic and blue cloak, with a crown of thorns and a multi-rayed gold halo; his right hand is raised, as if in blessing and he supports a full-size cross on his shoulder; background of blue sky and green grass; narrow black border surrounds the image areas and a wide white margin fills out the paneltitle in black script against the white margin at bottom center. Frame: low contour wood, painted black with natural brown inner bead, mitered corners.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
1964-12-23
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
1964-12-23
Color: 
Technique: 
Reverse Paintings on Glass: The Mildred Lee Ward Collection (1978) illustrated, p. 114, #421; BIB# 29255