Crucifixion according to St Mark, 1947

Record number
cm001062
Title

Crucifixion according to St Mark

Date
1947
Medium
oil
Support
canvas on board
Dimensions
800 x 1095 mm
Inscriptions

McCahon / October '47 (brushpoint, b.l.)

Credit line
Presented by Colin McCahon to the Gallery on the death of Ron O'Reilly, 1982
Accession number
82/50
Extended inscriptions

This is JESUS / The KING / of the JEWS.(u.l.-c.l.)

ELOI, / ELOI, / LAMA SABACHTHANI (t.c.)

LET ALONE
/ let us see whether / Elias will come / and take him / Down.(l.c.-l.r.)

Exhibition history

1948 An Exhibition of Paintings from July 1947 to September 1948 by Colin McCahon
Dunedin Public Library
Dunedin
16/9/1948 - 1948

1948 Colin McCahon: Exhibition of Paintings
Wellington Public Library
Wellington
2/2/1948 - 21/2/1948

1949 [McCahon and Woollaston]
Modern Productions Ltd.
Auckland
13/8/1949 - 30/8/1949

1969 Colin McCahon: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Watercolours from the Collection of R. N. O'Reilly
Peter McLeavey Gallery
Wellington
18/8/1969 - 29/8/1969

1975 McCahon 'Religious' Works 1946-1952
Manawatu Art Gallery
Palmerston North
3/1975 - 3/1975

2002 Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith
Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam
30/8/2002 - 10/11/2002

2010 Brought to Light: A New View of the Collection
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Christchurch
2/2010 - 2/2011

Notes

Christ's remark is taken from the Gospel of Mark, 15:34.