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

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.

View this image in full resolution.
View the entire retable.
Read more about The Crucifixion.

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