This painting shows Christ on the cross
inside a womb. (taken from Dali´s "St. John's vision
of Christ on the Cross")
It conveys the idea of an end and a beginning of life - Afterlife.
The shape of Christ´s body mirrors the shape of the uterus.
Combining the ideas of life and death or re-birth.
There is also a connection with the blood and the phenomenon
that is life.
The curtains open to reveal a new dawn and rising sun on the
horizon and the beginning of another cycle.