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Frame by Frame: ‘Christ as the Man of Sorrows’ at the Museum of Fine Arts A telling portrait of Christ

By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / April 10, 2012
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In the entire Museum of Fine Arts, there cannot be many pictures more compelling than this. It’s an unusual version of an old standby of Christian iconography, “Christ as the Man of Sorrows.” Everything about it forces your attention.

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‘CHRIST AS THE MAN OF SORROWS’

Unidentified Alsatian artist

At: Museum of Fine Arts,

617-267-9300, www.mfa.org