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"The Tree of Knowledge" (thumbnail) The Nailing (thumbnail) Christ is Stripped (thumbnail) Jesus Falls the Third Time (thumbnail) Jesus & the Women of Jerusalem (thumbnail) VI Veronica Wipes Jesus Face (thumbnail) Simon Helps Jesus (thumbnail) Christ Falls the Second Time (thumbnail) Jesus Falls the First time (thumbnail) Jesus Meets His Mother on the Way (thumbnail) Station II, He Recieves His Cross (thumbnail) Station 1,  Condemnation (thumbnail)
"The Tree of Knowledge" (large view)
 
"The Tree of Knowledge"
Crucifixion of Jesus with Thieves and an Angry Mary upon the tree of Knowledge. The Romans, the great masters of intimidation, always stripped cricifixion victims completely naked, and usually hung them with a cross beam on an existing tree when they could because it was easier. I imagined the two thieves hung on the same tree and an angry Mary because what mother wouldn't be angry. Jerusalem is in the backround, though I simplified the walls and gate. Jesus is shown as a Hebrew man, with normal hair & beard type & length for the time, normal skin color for people of this region at the time, especially for a man who spent most of his time outdoors, and was nearly covered in blood.
67" H x 30" W
Price: $4020.00