Forum: Lent and the Arts--Crucified
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
Artists have depicted the crucifixion since at least the 5th century, with the earliest paintings showing a living Christ. More realistic images of Christ suffering on the cross came later. Dianne Niedner, a docent at the National Gallery, will lead us in "close looking" at some famous crucifixion paintings from the Gallery's collection and the allusions they contain to the Gospels.