Christ as the Man of Sorrows by Orazio Marinali

The head of Christ is shown in relief, turned slightly to his right shoulder, wearing the crown of thorns.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 35 x 28.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

Drops of blood are visible on his forehead and tears run down his cheeks.

Provenance

Purchased by the present owner from a private collection in England in 1999

Venue details

Barber Institute of Fine Arts University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B15 2TS 0121 414 7333 www.barber.org.uk

Entry details

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