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Crucifix (1288) by Cimabue

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90
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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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Cimabue's "Crucifix" (1288): A Profound Medieval Expression of Faith, Symbolism, and Artistic Ingenuity

Step into the hallowed halls of art history as we explore Cimabue's iconic masterpiece, "Crucifix" (1288). This awe-inspiring work, now meticulously recreated on high-quality canvas, invites you to experience the profound spirituality and artistic brilliance that defined the early Italian Renaissance.

Cimabue's Techniques: Blending Byzantine Tradition with Naturalism

In "Crucifix," Cimabue masterfully blends the stylized forms of Byzantine art with a nascent sense of naturalism. The elongated figure of Christ, with its expressive eyes and flowing hair, conveys a deep emotional connection. The intricate gold leaf background, a hallmark of Byzantine iconography, adds a sense of heavenly radiance.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

Cimabue's "Crucifix" is imbued with profound religious symbolism. The blood flowing from Christ's wounds represents his sacrifice for humanity. The four evangelists, depicted at the corners of the cross, symbolize the spread of the Gospel. The inscription "IHS NAZARENVS REX IVDEORVM" (Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews) serves as a reminder of Christ's earthly mission.

Artistic Context: The Birth of the Italian Renaissance

"Crucifix" stands as a pivotal work in the history of Western art. It marks a departure from the rigid, stylized conventions of Byzantine art and heralds the emergence of a more naturalistic and humanistic approach that would define the Italian Renaissance. Cimabue's influence on subsequent artists, including Giotto and Duccio, cannot be overstated.

Feelings Conveyed: Faith, Suffering, and the Triumph of Spirit

Cimabue's "Crucifix" evokes a profound sense of faith and reverence. The suffering depicted on Christ's face is tempered by a sense of inner strength and triumph. The painting invites viewers to contemplate the sacrifice and redemption at the heart of Christian belief.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures the intricate details and vibrant colors of Cimabue's original. "Crucifix" becomes a focal point for spiritual reflection and artistic appreciation within your home. Fade-resistant inks ensure that the painting's beauty will endure for generations.

Let Cimabue's "Crucifix" (1288) inspire moments of contemplation, deepen your understanding of medieval art, and remind you of the enduring power of faith and artistic expression.

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Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
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Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
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