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Historical Archive: Crosses and Corpora, c.1100 to present

See also Crucifixion through 9th c., 10th-12th c., 13th c.-present; and for large stone crosses, Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture.
If you need an image that is not yet digitized, feel free to contact me and I will prioritize the requested object.


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Enger cross, gold and gems, c.1100, workshop of Roger von Helmarshausen, KGM 88,635. This work has its own page.
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Oroe Cross, early 12th c., found on the island of Oroe in the Isefjord, National Museum Copenhagen 10861
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Oroe Cross, early 12th c., found on the island of Oroe in the Isefjord, National Museum Copenhagen 10861
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Oroe Cross, early 12th c., found on the island of Oroe in the Isefjord, National Museum Copenhagen 10861
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Oroe Cross, early 12th c., found on the island of Oroe in the Isefjord, National Museum Copenhagen 10861
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Guelph Cross; gold, silver gilt, gems, pearls, enamel, and niello on wood core; Milan bef. 1045 or central/south Italy, early 12th c; KGM W1. This work has its own page
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Reiner of Huy, crucified Christ, copper alloy, c.1120, Schnütgen Museum
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Crucifixion reliquary cross plaque, enamel, Mosan mid 12th c., WAM 44.98 (This image not available at higher resolution.)
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Crucifixion reliquary cross plaque, enamel, Mosan mid 12th c., WAM 44.98
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Crucifixion reliquary cross plaque, Mosan mid 12th c., WAM 44.98
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Typological cross, copper with enamel, silver, and rock crystal on wood core, Mosan 1150-1200, MRAH 2293. This work has its own page.
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cross from Scheldewindeke, rock crystal and enamel, Mosan c.1170-1200, MRAH 3669. This work has its own page.
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Spitzer Cross, enamel, French c.1190, CMA 1923.1051
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Spitzer Cross, enamel, French c.1190, CMA 1923.1051
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Spitzer Cross, enamel, French c.1190, CMA 1923.1051
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Spitzer Cross, enamel, French c.1190, CMA 1923.1051
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Reliquary cross, silver gilt and gems on wood core, Hugo de Walcourt c.1230, MRAH 3214. This work has its own page.
processional cross with Last Judgment, ?France 14th c., champlevé enamel, Hermitage
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Reliquary cross "of Charlemagne"; gold, niello, enamel, sapphire, ruby, pearl, wood; early 14th c., Sens CT TC.D'5
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processional cross with holder: rock crystal, silver, enamel, copper gilt; c.1350, cross Spain, enamel poss. Germany, PMA 1949-40-4
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processional cross with holder: rock crystal, silver, enamel, copper gilt; c.1350, cross Spain, enamel poss. Germany, PMA 1949-40-4
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processional cross with holder: rock crystal, silver, enamel, copper gilt; c.1350, cross Spain, enamel poss. Germany, PMA 1949-40-4
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Lamb of God: processional cross with holder, silver and enamel, c.1350, cross Spain, enamel poss. Germany, PMA 1949-40-4
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Crucifix from Corpus Christi church, Wrocław, painted and gilded limewood, c.1350, MNW Śr. 5. This work has its own page.
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Crucified Christ, walnut wood, Cologne, c.1380-1390, CMA 1981.52
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Crucified Christ, walnut wood, Cologne, c.1380-1390, CMA 1981.52
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Crucified Christ, walnut wood, Cologne, c.1380-1390, CMA 1981.52
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Standing cross, 15th-16th c., Freiburg im Breisgau, Augustinermuseum K13/D
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Standing cross: Carolingian crystal intaglio, c.883-915, Crucifixion (engraved reverse, reversed for legibility), Freiburg im Breisgau, Augustinermuseum K13/D
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Lorenzo Monaco, Crucifix (croce dipinta), panel painting c.1420. MFAB. This work has its own page.
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Neri di Bicci, 2-sided processional cross, tempera and gold on wood, Italy c.1475, UMMA 1942.6. This work has its own page.
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Processional cross, attributed to Jos. Som of Ueberlingen (1506-63), Freiburg im Breisgau, Münster treasury
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Processional cross: Carolingian crystal intaglio c.830-900, Baptism of Christ backed with red foil, Freiburg im Breisgau, Münster treasury
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Crucifixion, Gaspar Núñez Delgado 1599; ivory, ebony, mahogany, silver, and polychrome, IMA 1995.24
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Crucifixion, Gaspar Núñez Delgado 1599; ivory, ebony, mahogany, silver, and polychrome, IMA 1995.24
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Crucifixion, Gaspar Núñez Delgado 1599; ivory, ebony, mahogany, silver, and polychrome, IMA 1995.24
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Crucifixion, Gaspar Núñez Delgado 1599; ivory, ebony, mahogany, silver, and polychrome, IMA 1995.24
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standing cross, boxwood with pearls and glass, Greece c.1650-1800, UMMA 1961/1.177. This work has its own page.
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Crucifixion, Juan Carreño de Miranda 1658, oil on wood, IMA 2009.377
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Crucifixion, Juan Carreño de Miranda 1658, oil on wood, inscription: gift to King Philip IV of Spain, IMA 2009.377
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Crucifix, tin-glazed earthenware, De Twee Scheepjes 1707-27 Delft, PMA 1921-3-171,a
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Crucifix, tin-glazed earthenware, De Twee Scheepjes 1707-27 Delft, PMA 1921-3-171,a