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Crucifixion. Detail: Donor & lion.
14th c German Gothic Painting

GOTHIC Anonymous (active c. 1150 - c. 1500)
GOTHIC Anonymous (active c. 1150 - c. 1500) Primary
c.1400
14th c
Gothic
Colmar. France.
Colmar. Musée d'Unterlinden.
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The lion which is seen beneath the cross was a symbol of resurrection because it was believed that lion cubs were born dead and that their mother licked them to life after three days. In this case the message is even stronger because there are three lion cubs.

Caption: GOTHIC | Crucifixion. Detail: Donor & lion. | c.1400 | German | Gothic

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