Simon The Cyrenian by Jack B. Yeats (1871 - 1957)

Date: 1901
Dimensions: 30.5 × 23cm
Medium: Watercolour
Collection: Niland Collection
Provenance: Purchased by Sligo County Library and Museum through public subscription in 1963


This is one of several ‘sacred pictures’ as Yeats described them, with a crowd grouped in the upper half of the picture, with Christ and Simon who carries a cross.

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