The usual crucifixion began with the victim being flogged and severely beaten.
there is little evidence that the Romans used to flog their victims before crucifixion
The Romans designed the act of crucifixion to slowly execute a person through torture while humiliating him.
Next, on the liturgical left, is Filippino's Crucifixion of Peter, where the original subject is at question.
Each of the three movements ‘depicts’ an episode in the life of Christ: Nativity, Crucifixion and Resurrection.
The Crucifixion was delivered, and therefore reckoned to be finished, but it is also strikingly economical and bold in its details.
The Grünewald altarpiece had also been a favourite of the German expressionists, being the starting point for Emil Nolde's famous Crucifixion of 1912.
The composition of a Crucifixion cameo of similar date, here tentatively associated with Venice, may in theory have been borrowed from a mosaic or manuscript source, but not from a classical cameo.
Grunewald's Crucifixion becomes a symbol of Germany's agony, the Passion it suffered as a consequence of its defeat in World War I.
Sutherland gracefully found a way back to nature studies while painting the crown of thorns in his Crucifixion .