The representation of Christ crucified between the two thieves reveals alternate human stances: the propensity to denial even in the grip of death, and, the openness to new life in the time of dying. The thief on the left and the thief on the right represent all human options.

Master Jativa

Oil on pannel
Acc. no. 95/146. PMA:J99.1715.
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