Via Dolorosa

The first collection of holy art in history, it contains the 14 High reliefs found across the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem

THE PROJECT

Fourteen bronze sculptures representing the Passion of Christ and his death were placed along the Via Dolorosa, which traces the route that Jesus took to the place of his Crucifixion.

Each bronze tile is located at a station of the Way of the Cross and has received the approval of Pope Francis, who blessed them on 21 September 2019 in the sala Clementina at the Vatican.

They were revealed following a solemn mass celebrated in Saint Saviour’s Monastery in Jerusalem on 6 October 2019.

Via Dolorosa NFT

The digital works (that have been certified in terms of both property and authenticity) were made by Francesco Ciardiello, who is carrying on a family tradition of over 50 years of creating artwork for the Vatican State and Arte Sacra Internazionale.

Part of the proceeds from the sale of these artworks will be donated to charity in support of the Ukrainian crisis.

The funds will be sent to Ukraine via Cryptocurrencies, a form of
payment accepted and promoted by Ukraine itself for the receipt of
humanitarian aid.

Another part will be given to the Franciscan friars, to safeguard artistic heritage in the Holy Land.