The Crucifixion, Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen, c. 1507 - c. 1510

The Crucifixion, Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen, c. 1507 - c. 1510

oil on panel, h 105cm × w 88.4cm. Catalogue entry

For his depiction of Golgotha, the mountain on which Christ was crucified, the artist chose a high viewpoint. In doing so, he created a vast landscape in which to represent successive episodes of the Passion of Christ simultaneously. This narrative convention was often used in medieval painting.

On display in room 0.1 Veronica Mary Magdalene John the Evangelist Old Testament Saints Jesus Christ Crucifixion Biblical scenes Mary Renaissance Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen

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