Weegy: In the Elevation of the Cross, the figure of Christ is violently straining, countered by the straining figures in the foreground. One figure in the foreground is entering our space. [
The scene is again a frozen moment of tremendous action and drama.
The energy and motion in this work is enhanced through Rubens' use of the diagonal line, and the theatrical lighting.
Rubens was influenced by Caravaggio's use of tenebrism and ... (More)