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An analysis of the Crucifixion of Christ by Tintoretto In the midst of suffering and anguish the artist Jacopo Robusti depicts an opportunity for happiness through repentance The main theme that is conveyed in the the Crucifixion of Christ is turning away from sinning and what is Bad and turning towards what is good through the method of repentance This central also can be portrayed through various biblical scriptures including Psalm 80 17-19 Lamentations 3 40 Isaiah 55 7 and Luke 131-5 The Crucifixion of Christ was painted by Jacopo Robusti or otherwise known as Tintoretto and was painted with a theme of repentance and turning towards Jesus The painting was completed by 1566 and is one of the many masterpieces which was completed by Tintoretto The main feature of the piece is the crucified Jesus who is placed in the centre of the painting with an aura of light that surrounds his head On one side of the hung Jesus is a repentant thief who looks towards Jesus as his own cross is being lifted up while on the other side the proud thief looks away from the light as his feet are being nailed to a wooden beam Through the biblical passage of Psalm 80 17-19 in the Hebrew Scriptures the central theme of the Crucifixion of Christ by Jacopo Robusti otherwise known as Tintoretto is portrayed The Psalms are a collection of poems and hymns dating from various periods in the history of Israel that were assembled for use at public worship The dating of individual psalms poses an extremely difficult problem as does the question of their authorship 1999 Encyclopaedia Britannica They were evidently written over a number of centuries reflecting the varying stages of Israels history and the varying moods of Israels faith Another passage from the Hebrew scriptures that also poses the theme of turning from what is bad and towards Good is
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