Pacino da Bonaguida
The Crucifixion

Circa 1310-1320
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 64.189.3b

Typical of this era, The angels gathering Christ's blood and St. Mary Magdalene raising her arms in grief are typical of Crucifixion images in this period. This is the right side of a diptych. The left side divides into sub-panels depicting the Dormition, John on Patmos, and the Madonna and Child.

Read more about the Crucifixion in Christian art.

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