Gustave Doré 1832 – 1883

Jesus Collapses Under the Cross

engraving (19 × 24 cm) — 1866

Gustave Doré biography

This work is linked to John 19:17

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Jesus collapses several times on his last journey. This is the third fall, on the hill called Calvary. Romans watch and keep the spectators at a distance. Two women (Mary's?) lament his suffering.

Doré designed this engraving. It was executed by Étienne Huyot.

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