The Way of the Cross, 1966

Record number
cm001612
Title
The Way of the Cross
Date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
3 hardboard panels
Dimensions
406 x 6103 mm
Inscriptions
THE WAY OF THE CROSS. (brushpoint, b.l.); McCahon. / DECEMBER 65 - / NOVEMBER 1966 (brushpoint, l.r.)
Credit line
On loan from the Thanksgiving Foundation
Accession number
L2003/6
Extended inscriptions
1. Jesus is / Condemned / to death; The CROSS / is laid / upon / HIM; JESUS falls the first time; JESUS is met / by HIS blessed / Mother; The Cross is / laid upon / Simon / of Cyrene
2. Veronica wipes / the face of / JESUS; JESUS / falls the second time; The women of Jerusalem / mourn for our / LORD; JESUS falls the third time
3. JESUS is / stripped of / HIS / garments; INRI; JESUS / is nailed to / the cross; JESUS / DIES on the Cross; Jesus is / taken down / from the CROSS; JESUS / is laid in / the Sepulchre
Exhibition history

1967 Christian Art
New Vision Gallery
Auckland
16/1/1967 - 29/1/1967

2001 He Kupu Noatu: Paintings by Colin McCahon
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
2/5/2001 - 19/8/2001

2003 New Zealand Modern: Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
12/4/2003 - 14/12/2004