Such images of the weeping and suffering Christ were evidently popular and were produced in large numbers in the workshop of Dirk Bouts. This one is particularly skilfully painted, apparently by Bouts himself, towards the end of his life.
1400? - 1475
Christ Crowned with Thorns
Medium and support
Oil with egg tempera on canvas backed onto board, transferred from wood
43.8 x 37.1 cm
Bequeathed by Mrs Joseph H. Green, 1880
Location in Gallery