Christ on the Road to Calvary

Christ on the Road to Calvary

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Object Name: 
Reverse painting
Christ on the Road to Calvary
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(Frame) H: 39.1 cm, W: 35 cm; (glass) H: 23 cm, W: 18.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1501-1600
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; flat (window) glass, painted and gilt. Flat, rectangular sheet, painted on the reverse side with a depiction of Christ carrying the Cross, the halloed figure of Christ robed in dark blue, the Cross gilt; Mary, behind, in red and blue; soldiers, some mounted on horses, in dark brown and gilt; one mounted soldier in armor, holding a banner; a castellated city in the distance, with mountains behind; the scene with black lines, as if a print, filled in with color; in a modern rubbed gilt frame within a velvet-covered flat frame with flat wood framing.
Eswarin, Rudy, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 28 (1986) illustrated, p. 104, #20; BIB# AI17497
Terminology of Verre Eglomise (1979) illustrated, pp. 99-100, fig. 2;