Description This small triptych icon shows the Crucifixion in the central panel, with Doubting Thomas and the Resurrection on one wing, and Pentecost and the Deposition on the other. Carved on the back is a schematic representation of the Cross, the lance, and the reed with a sponge. This is surrounded by six abbreviated inscriptions in praise of the Holy Cross.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Jesus from Nazareth, King of the Jews Jesus Christ Conquers The Cross is the Beginning of the Mystery of Faith The Place of the Skull Became Paradise Christ’s Light Shines to All Behold God’s Divine Miracle Helena Discovered a Pillar of Piety Month of July, 1678
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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