Christ Bearing the Cross
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish (active Seville), 1618 - 1682
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Murillo has transformed what is typically depicted as a crowded scene into a private encounter between the Virgin and her son, thereby heightening the scene's emotional content and its impact on the viewer.
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