Senor de la Humildad y la Paciencia

  • Unidentified, Senor de la Humildad y la Paciencia, 19th century, wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.53

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This figure represents Christ’s patient suffering as he sat on Calvary, alone and unclothed. He is shown with long hair and beard, with his head in his hand contemplating the death on the cross that awaited him. This image of Christ is especially prevalent in Galicia in northern Spain. Galicians brought representations of Señor de la Humilidad in various forms to Puerto Rico in the nineteenth century.

Title
Senor de la Humildad y la Paciencia
Artists
Date
19th century
On View
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 7 x 6 5/8 in. (41.3 x 17.8 x 16.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Religion – New Testament – Christ
Object Number
1996.91.53
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