Color sketch 1--St Issa (Jesus) in
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"2 And when they saw all the villages welcoming him with joy and
listening devoutly to his sermons,
they gave orders to arrest him and had him brought before the high priest,
where he underwent the following interrogation...
Text excerpt from The Unknown Life
of Jesus Christ
Arrested and taken to the priests and authorities, St Issa is questioned
and responds eloquently, forcefully and with conviction.
Apparently the result, though not entirely well received, convinced his
captors to have a discussion about his fateand ultimately decide
what to do with Issa.
This is the first color sketch for this scene. I thought the foreground
figures too blue and serene for the mood that was wanted.
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