Adrian Wiszniewski, 'The Stations of the Cross: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus'

Adrian Wiszniewski, 'The Stations of the Cross: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus'

Adrian Wiszniewski (born 1958)
'The Stations of the Cross: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus'
Britain
1999
Linocut on Japanese tenjin paper
Published by Glasgow Print Studio
Museum no. E.522:6-2001
Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund
© Adrian Wiszniewski and Glasgow Print Studio

According to popular traditions of the Passion, St Veronica offered Christ her veil to wipe his face. Here, her act of compassion seems to shield him and allow a moment of refuge.