Crucifiction fresco on the Church of San Vigilio in Pinzolo, part of its mural painting “the Dance of Death” painted by Simone Baschenis of Averaria in1539, Pinzolo, Trentino, Italy.<br />
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The mural continues for another 21 meters with a long procession with 40 figures.<br />
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 To the right of the skeletons playing music is a depiction of the crucification. Christ is depicted on the cross with an arrow in him that has been fired by a skeleton with a bow. This suggests that because Christ was a man he suffered the fate of death as we all will.<br />
After Christ is a Pope also pierced by a spear, as are all the human figures in the mural.

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Crucifiction fresco on the Church of San Vigilio in Pinzolo, part of its mural painting “the Dance of Death” painted by Simone Baschenis of Averaria in1539, Pinzolo, Trentino, Italy.

The mural continues for another 21 meters with a long procession with 40 figures.

To the right of the skeletons playing music is a depiction of the crucification. Christ is depicted on the cross with an arrow in him that has been fired by a skeleton with a bow. This...
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