Giralte de Bruselas et al., Title of Artwork The Main Retable at Oviedo Cathedral: Detail, the Crucifixion

Cathedral of St. Savior, Oviedo, Spain

This image draws on medieval iconography for the angels with the chalices, the position of Mary and John, the portrayal of a dead or dying Jesus with his head bent to his right, and the skull at the base of the cross.

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Photographed at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.