To You eternal Three in One
Let every living creature laud;
Whom by the Cross Thou did restore,
O guide and govern evermore! Amen.
In this dramatic, painfilled scene we see Mary swept away with great anguish to the point of transparency, as John holds her up. It is as if he weeps for her, as well as His beloved friend!
This is one of those pieces of art that has to be seen in the flesh to appreciate the color, the movement (or lack of) and artistry.