Friday, April 3, 2015

Crucifixion


This is a detail from a bas relief bronze sculpture with gold and silver highlights by Donatello, 
from around 1455 A.D.  It is in the Uffizi in Florence, the museum built around 
the art collections of the Medici family.

13 comments:

Karl Demetz said...

Ah... Donatello, appropriate choice for today, Jack !

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful!

Kate said...

Magnificient. I haven't been to a Good Friday service in years; perhaps I'll duck in for a few minutes today. As I undersand it, experts claim that prayer is good for the body and soul! Wasn't the collection in the Uffizi something else again? LOVE that city.

Virginia said...

Breathtaking. Off to services at noon today.

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful! And a terrific capture as always, Jack!! Hope you have a great weekend!! Enjoy!!

Sharon Anck said...

Beautiful!

Fotolosopher said...

Yikes!

RedPat said...

Beautiful, Jack! I saw a church congregation carrying a crucifix through the streets this morning - a solemn day for Christians.

Malyss said...

Fabulous !

Randy said...

Stunning artwork.

William Kendall said...

Beautiful work!

José Mendonça said...

Great detail! The Uffizi Palace is amazing.

cieldequimper said...

Mmmm. A year ago I spent a while watching this. Most people swarmed around the Botticelli so most of the other works were available.