Paris: Life & Luxury (April 26, 2011 to January 2, 2012)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 26 to August 7, 2011
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, September 18, 2011 to January 2, 2012
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Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum East Pavilion, Gallery E102
Corpus and Cross (Crucifix)
Flemish (corpus); French (cross)
France Flanders (Place created)
corpus 1680–1720; cross 1765–1770
Boxwood figure on a cross of oak veneered with ebony, and brass; gilt-bronze mounts
48.3 × 45.7 cm (19 × 18 in.)
Jesus, hanging on the cross, bows his head, and closes his eyes, signaling death. Sculpting with a gentle
In the 1700s, the corpus was remounted on a lavish new cross held in a base with a centrally placed