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Georges Rouault, Et Véronique, Au Tendre Lin Passe Encore Sur Le Chemin [And Veronica, with her gentle cloth, still passes on the way] | by Haggerty Museum
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Georges Rouault, Et Véronique, Au Tendre Lin Passe Encore Sur Le Chemin [And Veronica, with her gentle cloth, still passes on the way]

33.Et Véronique, Au Tendre Lin Passe Encore Sur Le Chemin [And Veronica, with her gentle cloth, still passes on the way], 1948

Aquatint, drypoint and etching

25 5/8 x 19 5/8 “

Collection of the Haggerty Museum of Art

Gift of Mr. Leonard J. Scheller

58.1.33

 

The impression of Christ's face on the cloth offered by Veronica to Him on the way to Calvary has traditionally provided artists with the most direct opportunity to create their own idea of Christ's appearance.

 

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Taken on April 26, 2010