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.


  • Title: Jesus being crucified

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps