A muscular, monumental carving of the humiliated yet glorified Savior. The wooden crucifix focuses on the figure of Jesus Christ in the final moments of his life, as he cries, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46).
His willing sacrifice for humankind is expressed through his gentle tightening of the hands and his earthward gaze. The crown of thorns enhances the naturalism of the composition.
Additionally, his face is rendered in the throes of an arduous death, emphasizing the extent of Christ's sacrifice for the salvation of mankind.