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Good Friday in art

Jesus Christ Stripped of His Garments

El Greco | Public Domain

John Burger - published on 04/10/20

Some of the greatest artists in history have depicted Christ’s Passion in ways that stir the soul.

Perhaps no event in Christian salvation history is more dramatic than the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ. And drama is at the heart of great art, whether it’s literature, theater, film or the plastic arts.

In the hands of a great artist, the story can move the soul and provide much thought for prayer and contemplation.

In that spirit, we offer some of the greatest works of art from over the centuries depicting the events of Good Friday.

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