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Walter Hussey first commissioned Sutherland in February 1944 when he asked him to paint a version of the Agony in the Garden for the Church of St Matthew in Northampton where he was vicar. However, Sutherland chose instead to work on a version of the Crucifixion and Hussey readily accepted this proposal. Sutherland's composition was heavily influenced by a book he had seen of photographs taken of the concentration camps of Belsen, Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
oil on board
H 65 x W 40 cm
bequeathed by Walter Hussey to Chichester District Council, 1985