From a distance, the painting screams.
As you approach it, you see that it is all a stillness of silent witness, grief and compassion against a backdrop of outrage.
An approach through the Cloisters at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. These cloisters have elements from the Abbey of Saint-Denis-des Fontaines in the (historical) French province of Roussillon. 1270-’80. Some modern additions. Marble.