Three Studies for a Crucifixion I by Hughie O'Donoghue

A study of three naked forms, each figure depicted crucified.

Details

Medium:
Carborundum
Dimensions:
Each panel: 250 x 122 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £8,250)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Purdy Hicks Gallery

The image is not about a literal interpretation of the biblical story but rather presents a universal image of extreme suffering. This is edition 9 /10. Another edition of the same work for the Fitzwilliam Museum was supported by a grant in 1997 (see Review number 4412).

Provenance

The artist; Purdy Hicks Gallery.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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