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James Jacques Tissot (French painter and illustrator, 1836-1902), "Jesus Bearing the Cross (Jésus chargé de la Croix)" (1884-1896), Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper,  17.5 x 24.3 cm, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY.
John 19:16-17 (NIV)

16 Finally Pilate handed him over to them to be crucified. So the soldiers took charge of Jesus. 17 Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha).

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