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Christ, the Example for Martyrs
Attributed to Roelas, Juan de
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Attributed to Roelas, Juan de

Olivares, Sevilla (Spain), 1625

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Christ, the Example for Martyrs

Ca. 1615. Oil on canvas.
On display elsewhere

This painting has been related to a series of compositions on the theme of martyrs which Juan de Roelas, an artist of Flemish origin, executed with his studio for the monastery of the Merced in Seville. In line with the prevailing dictates of spirituality, it depicts a crowded composition that focuses on the Crucifixion and the martyrdom of the twelve apostles.

Technical data

Inventory number
P008154
Author
Attributed to Roelas, Juan de
Title
Christ, the Example for Martyrs
Date
Ca. 1615
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 118 cm; Width: 154 cm
Provenance
Administration Philatelic Forum; acquired by the State destined to the Prado Museum, 2013.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2868.

Exhibitions +

Del martirio a la santidad
Sevilla
14.06.2022 - 18.09.2022

Location +

Sevilla - Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla (Temporary Exhibition)

Displayed objects +

Helmet

Shield / Coat of Arms

Lances / Spears

Skull

Architectural Element

Update date: 14-06-2022 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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