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Wooden scultpure of the body of Jesus Christ as it would appear crucified on a cross.
Italian
Crucifixion
17th century
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
2009/2.10
An ink drawing of Jesus Christ crucified on the cross.  Around the cross are three male saints, one of whom is identified as Saint Bartholomew.  All three look up at Jesus while one kneels on the ground, holding with his left hand the bottom of the cross.  In the distant background are buildings of a city.
Domenico Campagnola
Crucifixion with Saint Bartholomew and Two Male Saints
1525 – 1564
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
2009/1.524

Luba (Luba (culture or style))
Katanga Cross Currency
1920 – 1930
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1987/1.277
This small carved boxwood cross is divided on each face into five compartments containing Christian religious scenes. The cross is set in a stand decorated with mother-of-pearl and green glass-paste stones.
Greek
Sanctification cross with scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin Mary and the Evangelists
1650 – 1800
Bequest of Baroness Matilda Ledyard von Ketteler
1961/1.177
This print depicts the body of a man being lowered from a cross. Two men lean over the top of the cross to remove the nails from the dead man's hands and pass his body down to two other men standing on ladders. Three women and a man lay on the ground in mourning at the foot of the cross.
Ugo da Carpi
Descent from the Cross
1440 – 1535
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1960/1.176
Text: Think what you can afford to give - then double it - A life may depend on it - you you dare do less? - All of the Red Cross War Fund goes to War Relief
Artist Unknown
Think What You Can Afford to Give - Then Double It - Red Cross War Fund
1912 – 1922
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
1954/2.35.148
This bronze light fixture consists of a central circular celestial motif from which extend twelve arms in a radial pattern. Six of these arms, embellished with maltese crosses, end in omega-shaped terminals. These decorated arms alternate with six unadorned arms that terminate in rings designed to hold glass oil lamps. The entire disk is suspended from three bronze chains joined to a large hook.
Coptic;Egyptian
Polycandelon for six oil lamps
6th century
Museum Purchase
1965/2.54
At the center of the etching are three or four amorphous figures in white and two shades of black, made in crosshatching. The figures are entwined and have animal and bird-like features. The background is crosshatched to the edges of the page. The print is signed (l.r.) "Max Ernst" and numbered (l.l.) "57/70" in pencil.
Max Ernst (German (culture or style))
Correspondances dangereuses
1947
Museum Purchase
1947/2.10
A traditional crucifixion scene, with Christ on the cross, and Mary and John at his feet gazing upward. The background is a series of watercolor washes, and parts of the figures, particularly most of the sitting figure of John, is "inked" in over the background washes. A goblet (the cup of Christ) is inked in at the foot of the cross. Signed by the artist, b.r., followed by "VI - 58."
Oskar Kokoschka (Austrian)
Crucifixion
1958
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
2007/2.90
The body of this cylindrical censer is decorated with eight columns spaced at regular intervals. The lid of the censer consists of an openwork dome divided into sections by eight vertical ribs that converge at its apex. An arched horizontal band intersects the midpoint of the ribs, and these eight junctures are marked with a projecting bird that holds a small bronze ball dangling from its beak. Two segments of the dome are decorated with Maltese crosses while another two feature curved plant forms. The apex is surmounted by a finial comprised of a globe topped by a Maltese cross on which a bird holding a piece of fruit perches.
Coptic;Egyptian
Censer with Maltese crosses, birds, and columns
500 – 699
Museum Purchase
1960/2.4
A woman in a red and blue dress is sitting in a woodland setting with a baby on her lap. The baby is holding a paper envelope (or a folded note), while her right hand is outstretched. Another small child crouches at her side. He holds a cross in his left hand, and pets a lamb with his right hand. 
Carlo Maratti
Madonna and Child
17th century
Gift of Andrew Nagy
2011/1.115
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