This beautiful Polychrome Gesso Relief depicts the 5th Station of the Cross. It is the Scene of the Passion of Jesus Christ where Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross. It is a typical work of the German Nazarene movement (Gothic revival) of the second half of the 19th century.
It shows Simon carrying the cross for Jesus. Not only the paintwork is very magnificent, but also the 1/2 inch deep Relief makes this piece vivid.
Condition: Good antique condition with very few minor chips of paint.
Measurements: 8 inch diameter by 1 inch deep .
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