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Style: Expressionism

Topic: Christianity Religious

Date: 1909

Size: 88 x 106 cm

Museum: Brücke-Museum (Berlin, Germany)

Technique: Oil On Canvas

Mocking of Christ is Emil Nolde painting created in 1909 to display punishments and tortures suffered by Jesus Christ. It is a colorful painting made on expressionism style to display suffering of Christ. The painting's dimensions are 88 cm by 106 cm and is housed at Brücke-Museum, Berlin.
The painting displays six people around Jesus Christ, mocking on him. The suffering and pain of Christ is displayed by expressions of people around him in the painting. The hand movement of people mocking and displays difference in religious belief. It symbolizes the determination of Jesus Christ for his beliefs.


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