Several men and a woman kneel and bend in veneration around the Cross on the ground, the Crown of Thorns still attached.


  • Title: Finding of the Cross
  • Creator: Luca Giordano
  • Date Created: ca. 1650
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors
  • Medium: Red chalk on cream laid paper
  • Markings: Stamp: Verso, lower right center: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union, Lugt 457c.
  • Inscribed: recto in blue crayon, upper left corner: 59; verso in graphite, lower left: L. Giordano; verso in graphite, lower right: 76; verso in graphite, lower right corner: not written up / 1901-39-2713
  • Dimensions: 27.3 x 20.2 cm (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)

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