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.

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