Seal

1990

Wilding, Alison
In 1998 Alison Wilding was commissioned by an anonymous donor to make a series of sculptures based on the sixteen scenes of The Passion of Christ, once the most familiar story of the Western world. She has described it as a challenge to make sculpture that represented each event on a human scale and embody the emotive nature of the narrative. Seal corresponds to The Entombment, Inversion to The Betrayal and Disposition to Christ before Pilate. Wilding comments, "The Passion continually surprises by its contemporary references."
  • Artwork Details: 184 x 210 x 150cm
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  • Material description: sandstone, polypropylene
  • Credit line: © the artist. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society and The Henry Moore Foundation, courtesy of an anonymous donor, 2006.
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  • Medium: Sculpture
  • Accession number: ACC13/2005

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