LES HOMMES M'ONT DUREMENT CLOUÉ
Chemin de Croix (scene 8)

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LES HOMMES M'ONT DUREMENT CLOUÉ (The men have nailed me hard)
[Probably incorrectly titled by the artist; see also scene 11]
Pen-and-ink, 220mm x 200mm, 1944

Illustration from Chemin de Croix (Stations/Way of the Cross) by Françoise Wauters, drawings and text printed at L'Abaye de la Cambre, Brussels, on the Feast of St Christopher 1944. Text extracts from the Book of Isaiah and the Psalms.

Text on facing page:
ENSEIGNEZ A VOS FILLES
UNE LAMENTATION;
A CHACUNE DE VOS COMPAGNES
UN CHANT DE DEUIL
LA MORT EST MONTÉE PAR NOS FENÊTRES
ET ELLE EST ENTRÉE DANS NOS PALAIS

Teach to your daughters a lament, and each to her neighbour a dirge. For death has come up into our windows and has entered our palaces. (Jeremiah Chapter 9)

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