Christ at the Pillar
hands tied to top of small pillar, red loincloth.
Wood, gesso, paint; glass eyes, sculpted hair. Approx. 3
The figure carries the
of the whipping, and there is some blood on the legs, but the
later in the story of Good Friday are absent. The statue thus
have been part of a well planned narrative. In contrast to the
example, the figure expresses not so much agony as a
humility as the wrists rest heavily on the pillar. The head
look and seems a bit small for the body, which is well-muscled
The thickness of the statue at the hips and thighs suggests an
loincloth beneath the red velvet. The statue is in good
there are chips where the neck meets the shoulders.
More of the scourging of Christ