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Jesus being crucified

National Heritage Board, Singapore

National Heritage Board, Singapore

Illustration to the Mirror of Holiness
Mughal India, Allahabad, around 1602–4
Gouache and gold on paper
Asian Civilisations Museum [2014-00444]

The painting illustrates the moment when Jesus is crucified at Mount Calvary. At the foot of the cross is a skull, said to be that of Adam. The onlookers are dressed in Portuguese and European costumes.

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