Cristo Com a Cruz as Costas

About this object

Narrative

Field collected in Portugal from the 'A Artes de Terra' showroom in Lisbon.

Physical description

Wooden figure carved and painted in a depiction of Jesus Christ carrying a large brown cross on his right shoulder. He has black hair and beard; red lips and nails; large circular eyes. Around his head is a brown band, possibly a crown of thorns with areas of red below it. He wears brown pants with a dark red long sleeved shirt with gold striped detailing. The figure stands barefooted on a green circular base with white writing.