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Christ Among His Tormentors

A work made of pastel over lithograph in black ink with additions in crayon and graphite on cream wove canson & montgolfier paper.
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  • A work made of pastel over lithograph in black ink with additions in crayon and graphite on cream wove canson & montgolfier paper.

Date:

1894–98

Artist:

Henri de Groux
Belgian, 1867-1930

About this artwork

At the turn of the century, Henri de Groux was among the most respected members of the Belgian avant-garde. In Christ among His Tormentors, de Groux’ s most ambitious print, Christ cowers next to Pontius Pilate as he is jeered by the crowd that will ultimately sentence him to death. This particular impression is one among a group of twelve that the artist hand-colored with pastel.

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Artist

Henri de Groux

Title

Christ Among His Tormentors

Origin

Belgium

Date

1894–1898

Medium

Pastel over lithograph in black ink with additions in crayon and graphite on cream wove Canson & Montgolfier paper

Dimensions

581 × 747 mm

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hixon Glore Fund

Reference Number

1997.414

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