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)|
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).