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The crucifixion of Christ; the three Maries lament. Etching by P. B.

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About this work


Bible. N.T. Matthew 27.34-50; Mark 15.24-37; Luke 23.33-45; John 19.18-34. The women are the three Maries: the Virgin, Mary Magdalene and Mary, mother of James the less and Joses. However, the presence at the cross of 'Salome' was also noted. One of the women moves to kiss Christ's nailed foot

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 23.4 x 15.5 cm



Memento o homo et si de nihilo factum non tamen de nihilo redemptum. P.B. f. S. Bernar. in Cant. Ser. II.

Creator/production credits

By Pietro Bettelini?

Lettering note

Translation of lettering: Remember o man, even if something is made from nothing, yet it is not redeemed from nothing. Saint Bernard, sermon on the Psalms


Wellcome Library no. 23193i



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