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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

The Crucifixion, Oil on Board

Description:

14th or 15th century depiction of the Crucifixion. The death of Christ is the central event of the Christian faith and it has been the subject of religious images for 2000 years. Homes and buildings across mediaeval Scotland would have had a similar image, or a cross or a crucifix hanging on the wall.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1957.88.1
Digital Number:
DMFA129n
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council