Christ of Saint John of the Cross
Location: Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
The painting "Christ of Saint John of the Cross" dates from 1951 and depicts Jesus Christ on the cross floating over a lake with a boat and fishermen. However, we find no blood, no nails, no crown of thorns on the cross. According to Dali, they will spoil the image of Christ. The triangle forming the hands of Christ symbolizes the Holy Trinity. To create this painting, Dali was inspired by the image of the Spanish monk St. Juan de la Cruz, dating from the 16th century. The painting is in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow. In 2006 he won the competition for the most popular painting in Scotland.
Dali painted picture Christ of Saint John of the Cross in 1951. Prevailing color of this fine art print is dark and its shape is portrait. Original size is . This art piece is located in Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland.Salvador Dali Domingo Felipe Jacinto (1904-1989).
Spanish, more accurately Catalan surrealist
painter known for his distinctive and often bizarre paintings. His work frequently features elements of symbolism
. Dalí created more than 1,500 works, including paintings, drawings, book illustrations, designs for costumes and furniture, sculptures, cartoon animations and more. Among his most famous paintings are The Persistence of Memory
(1931), The Elephants
(1948), Christ of St. John of the Cross
(1951), Swans Reflecting Elephants
(1937), and The Dream