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Su16 Kashdan - GTBOOKS 201 - Human Sacrifice

David Courlander
The Sacrifice of Abraham
oil on canvas board
18 x 23 15/16 in. (45.6 x 60.8 cm);20 1/2 x 26 5/16 x 13/16 in. (52.07 x 66.68 x 1.91 cm)
Gift of Harold Courlander
Eric Gill
The Deposition
wood engraving on paper
3 5/8 in. x 4 9/16 in. ( 9.2 cm x 11.6 cm )
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Richard Hamilton
Kent State
screenprint on paper
28 11/16 in. x 40 1/16 in. ( 72.8 cm x 101.7 cm )
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
Hendrick Goltzius
Pietà (The Lamentation of the Virgin)
engraving on thick slightly textured cream laid paper
8 3/4 x 6 3/16 in. (22.2 x 15.7 cm);19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
At the center of this densely detailed print stands a male figure, nude except for a loincloth, with his hands tied behind him to a column. He is encircled by a crowd of figures, including three men who beat him with whips, switches, and fists. A fourth figure leers at him grotesquely, while another sits on the ground with his feet against the column and pulls the ropes holding their victim. Another figure, wearing elaborate armor, kneels in the foreground as he prepares his switches. Onlookers, some wearing elaborate turbans and robes inspired by Turkish clothing, stand behind the torturers. A crown of thorns sits in the lower right corner and a small dog appears in the center foreground next to the artist's initials.
Albrecht Dürer
The Flagellation (Large Passion Series)
woodcut on paper
15 3/10 in x 10 15/16 in (38.89 cm x 27.78 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 in (56.04 cm x 45.72 cm)
Museum Purchase
Eugène Delacroix
Christ Presented to the People
graphite on medium, moderately textured blued white laid paper
7 15/16 in x 11 15/16 in (20.16 cm x 30.32 cm);14 1/2 in x 19 3/8 in (36.83 cm x 49.21 cm)
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
Horace Devitt Welsh
They Give Their Lives - Do You Lend Your Savings? W.S.S. - War Savings Stamps Issued by the United States Government
color lithograph on paper
30 in x 20 1/16 in (76.2 cm x 51 cm)
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
A haloed man is attached to a plank in the foreground of the composition. A male figure positioned behind him holds a knife to his knee while a male figure in front of him holds a knife to his wrist. A figure dressed like a church father stands watching over the scene on the right. <br />
Workshop of Michael Wolgemut
Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew
woodcut on medium ivory laid paper
6 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in (15.5 cm x 12 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This is a photograph of a wooden sculpture from Huexotla, Mexico. The sculpture depicts a man with a crown of thorns.
Paul Strand
Christ with Thorns, Huexotla
photogravure on paper
15 3/4 in x 12 3/8 in (40.01 cm x 31.43 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Davis through the Friends of the Museum of Art
Photograph of a tableau from a Catholic church in Calvario, Patzuaro, Mexico. The scene includes a male figure at the center, with two women and one man arranged behind him.
Paul Strand
Calvario, Patzcuaro
photogravure on paper
15 3/4 in x 12 3/8 in (40.01 cm x 31.43 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Davis through the Friends of the Museum of Art
Johan Wierix
Scenes of Martyrdom and Monastic Figures
pen, ink and wash on white paper
20 9/16 x 17 9/16 in. (52.1 x 44.6 cm);25 11/16 x 19 13/16 in. (65.09 x 50.17 cm)
Museum Purchase

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