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Crucifix, Woodcarving, 2007; Charles M. Cerone (b. 1944); Nonantum, Massachusetts; Basswood and ribbon; 30 1/4 x 21 x 6 1/2 in.; Collection of the artist; Photography by Jason Dowdle
Crucifix, Woodcarving, 2007
Charles M. Cerone (b. 1944)
Nonantum, Massachusetts
Basswood and ribbon
30 1/4 x 21 x 6 1/2 in.
Collection of the artist
Photography by Jason Dowdle
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Charles M. Cerone
Newton, MA
Charles Cerone, a semi-retired cabinetmaker displays this crucifix in his home as a daily reminder of Christ's love. Several months after he finished it, he was inspired to add an olive branch as a symbol of peace and reconciliation. The letters I-N-R-I stand for the Latin inscription IESVS NAZARENVS REX IVDAEORVM, which translates, "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews."
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