Scenes from the Passion of Christ

Scenes from the Passion of Christ

Scenes from the Passion of Christ

Hans Memling ca. 1430 – 1494
oil on panel (57 × 92 cm) — 1470-71
Galleria Sabauda, Turin

This is my favorite depiction of the Stations of the Cross.
Here is a explication of the 23 scenes of Jesus’ last days, as well as large format scan of the painting. There is also a “lo-fi” animation that walk you through the events on the page as well.

Merciful God, creator of all the peoples of the earth and lover of souls: Have compassion on all who do not know you as you are revealed in your Son Jesus Christ; let your Gospel be preached with grace and power to those who have not heard it; turn the hearts of those who resist it; and bring home to your fold those who have gone astray; that there may be one flock under one shepherd, Jesus Christ our Lord.

— from the Solemn Collects

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