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Looking at Holy Week through Art – Friday, April 10, 2020

Looking at Holy Week through Art – Friday, April 10, 2020

Italian painter, Mantegna (1431-1506) offers a very different perspective of Good Friday. Usually, we see Jesus nailed to the cross, suffering or perhaps taking his final breath. The crucifixion view is usually an eye-level view-we are face to face with Jesus on the cross. In this painting, The Dead Christ, Jesus has just been removed from the cross. His corpse is…