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Crucifixion
(1922)
Oil on canvas 197 x 149 cm.
The artist sees himself as the Roman Captain who stood guard at Golgatha, and who became the first Roman to convert to Christianity. As virgin Mary he depicts his wife Anna. The background is Oslo with the Trinity Church as the New Jerusalem. This is the artist’s last work, unfinished. Aksel Waldemar paints his destiny in the hands of God.
Crucifixion

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