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The Pensive Christ (Rupintojelis) of Lithuania
Before Rodin’s The Thinker, there was the Pensive Christ. Dating back to the late fourteenth century, this iconographic type shows Jesus sitting on a stone, bent over, supporting his head with one hand while resting the other on his knee. … Continue reading
Posted in Western Art Tagged christ at rest, christ in distress, lithuanian folk art, man of sorrows 5 Comments