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The Man of Sorrows - Meister von Weilen, South German, circa 1510
Christ as the Man of Sorrows displaying the wounds from his Crucifixion. He wears the Crown of Thorns and the cloak in which he was dressed by Roman soldiers. This finely carved and painted sculpture of Christ used to be on the top of a crowning superstructure of a tall medieval altarpiece or used to be a popular devotional image in the late Middle Ages inciting the viewer´s empathy with Christ´s suffering.
Limewood, full-round carved and hollowed inside. Original and old polychrome paint and gilding with original pressed brocade on the cloack. Later plinth. Height approx. 95 cm.
Meister von Weilen. [...]