The well-developed body with lithe, long limbs expresses Jesus' inherent beauty. The torso with the full weight of his body pulling downwards suggests that the breath of life has already passed from him. Jesus' humanity, and hence his mortality, is emphasized and balanced with his nobility as savior and king.
The dramatic dignity of the corpus is juxtaposed with the rough cross, carved by hand from linden wood and rendered in details such as the rope holding the crossbar.
Height: 27 inches
Wood: Linden Wood