Friday, April 2, 2010

The Flagellation of Christ

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William Adolphe Bouguereau
(French, 1825-1905)
Flagellation de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ (The Flagellation of Christ), 1880
Oil on canvas

1 comment:

  1. This is so beautifully rendered, yet so very hard for me to look at.

    I flinch just by looking at it, as if I can hear and see myself the lashes upon His back. And Bouguereau didn't even paint much blood!

    Thank you for sharing; a blessed Holy Saturday to you. <3