Deposition From the Cross by Charles de Sousy Ricketts

This work presents a view down a ravine between rocky cliffs.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
71 x 57 cm
Acquired in:
1918
Presented by:
Sir Marcus Samuel through The Art Fund

In the foreground, the dead Christ is supported by three figures in blue cloaks, accompanied by a standing figure draped in red and a kneeling figure behind in yellow. A grey cliff bears two crosses on top, visible against the sky which is grey and cloudy , with red and yellow sunset light near the horizon.

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