Calvario

  • Caban group, Calvario, ca. 1875-1900, wood, metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.30A-B

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The exaggerated forms of this santo of the crucified Christ with Mary weeping at his feet convey the Virgin’s sorrow. Christ appears larger-than-life because of his disproportionately long, outstretched arms and the diminutive ladder that rests on the left side of the cross.

Title
Calvario
Artists
Date
ca. 1875-1900
On View
Dimensions
overall: 19 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (50.0 x 27.3 x 25.2 cm.)
crucifix and base: 19 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (50.0 x 27.3 x 25.2 cm.)
Virgin: 8 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (21.3 x 9.6 x 10.8 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Religion – New Testament – Christ
  • Religion – New Testament – Crucifixion
  • Religion – New Testament – Mary
Object Number
1996.91.30A-B
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URL
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