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The Greatest Works Art About the Crucifixion

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List of famous Crucifixion art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Crucifixion paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Crucifixion works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Crucifixion has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Crucifixion art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

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    Crucifixion of St. Peter

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    The Crucifixion of Saint Peter is a work by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, painted for the Cerasi Chapel of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome. Across the chapel is a second Caravaggio work depicting the The Conversion of Saint Paul on the Road to Damascus. On the altar between the two is an Assumption of the Virgin Mary by Annibale Carracci. The painting depicts the martyrdom of St. Peter by crucifixion—Peter asked that his cross be inverted so as not to imitate his God, Jesus Christ, hence he is depicted upside-down. The large canvas shows Romans, their faces shielded, struggling to erect the cross of the elderly but muscular apostle. Peter is heavier than his aged body would suggest, and...  more
    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Crucifixion with a Donor

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    Crucifixion With a Donor is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch believed to be painted between 1480 and 1485. The painting resides at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels....  more
    • Artist: Hieronymus Bosch
    • Subject: Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Mond Crucifixion is a painting by the Italian renaissance artist Raphael. An early work influenced by Perugino, it was originally an altarpiece in the church of San Domenico, Città di Castello, near Raphael's hometown of Urbino. The painting shows Jesus on the cross, who is looking peaceful even though he is dying. There are two angels catching his blood in chalices. On Jesus' left kneels Mary Magdalene, with John the Evangelist standing behind her. On his right Mary stands, and St. Jerome, to whom the altar was dedicated, is kneeling. At the foot of the cross is the inscription RAPHAEL/ VRBIN / AS /.P.[INXIT] in silver letters. The painting was bequeathed to the National Gallery by...  more
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Jesus Christ, Crucifix, Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance
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    The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew

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    The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. It is in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, which acquired it from the Arnaiz collection in Madrid in 1976, having been taken to Spain by the Spanish Viceroy of Naples in 1610. The incident depicted, the martyrdom of Saint Andrew, was supposed to have taken place in Patras, Greece. The saint, bound to the cross with ropes, was said to have survived two days, preaching to the crowd and eventually converting them so that they demanded his release. When the Roman Proconsul Aegeas - depicted lower right - ordered him taken down, his men were struck by a miraculous paralysis, in answer to the...  more
    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Painting
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