28 October 2009

Jesus

This is a from the huge crucifix that stands in the Old South Cemetery in Sendling. The cemetery dates from the 16th century and was originally used to inter plague victims. In later years it was the resting place for many of Munich's notable people - artists, scientists, writers and politicians. Leo von Klenze and Friedrich von Gärtner, who between then were responsible for many of Munich's most notable buildings, are both buried here.

6 comments:

brattcat said...

beautifully composed shot.

Ludmil Yatanski said...

Nice shot. Excellent sculpture. Magnificent sacrifice. Great God!

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful image. Love the photo.

amatamari© said...

Oh yes, it's very beautiful!!!

arabesque said...

the face of J.C is very descriptive.
a shot so vivid you can even see the thorns on top of His head...

olli said...

Thanks all - mostly down to that fantastic late afternoon light.

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