Jesus Crucified

December 6, 2009

Jesus Crucified

(Graphite on Bristle Board)

Some friends of Ed wanted to reassemble a 60-foot wooden sculpture of Jesus that an artist had produced years before and was now laying in pieces in the couple’s barn.  This sculpture was intended to stand on a proposed Religious Retreat the couple was planning to develop on their land.   They commissioned Ed to create a drawing that would show what the sculpture would look like when placed on a cross.

Ed used, as a reference, a small version of the Jesus sculpture that the late artist had also created.  The above drawing is Ed’s preliminary sketch.  The final work, which he gave to the couple, is a full-color drawing showing Jesus on a wooden cross.



© Edward R. Prather.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Edward R. Prather is strictly prohibited.  Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Edward R. Prather with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.


One Response to “Jesus Crucified”

  1. Mary Pat Litwin Says:


    This beautiful picture of Jesus Crucified is just exceptional. It is so detailed and so well done. Your talent is just amazing.

    God Bless You!

    Mary Pat Litwin

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