Judas

I have rarely seen religious sculpture that expresses very much, but this one in amazing. With a HT to Rorate Caeli, I reproduce Antonio Castillo Lastrucci’s El beso de Judas. The expressions are amazing. The face of Judas is bestial and diabolical, whilst Jesus looks with sadness and a hint of surprise as he is betrayed with a kiss.

Tomorrow is Spy Wednesday, so-named after Judas.

judas

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2 Responses to Judas

  1. Jos says:

    If you go to Sevilla during the Holy Week you will see this image in the street.
    This year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8QmVOaM–4

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