French Antique Stations of the Cross

French Antique Stations of the Cross
French terracotta from the 1800's with a lot of damage, so please look carefully, but priced accordingly.
The Stations of the Cross are synonymous with Lent, Holy Week and, Good Friday. Also known as the "Way of the Cross", the "Via Crucis", and the "Via Dolorosa", for it commemorates 14 key events on day of Christ's crucifixion.
Originated in medieval Europe when wars prevented Christian pilgrims from visiting the Holy Land and European artists created works depicting scenes of Christ's journey to Calvary. Performing the devotion meant walking the entire route, stopping to pray at each "station."
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Era: Antique
  • Age: circa 1880-1900
  • Measurements:
  • Height: 28 inches
  • Depth: 3.5 inches
  • Length/Width: 23.5 inches

Item Number: jr4012

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