Christ Crowned with Thorns

Jesus is shown with the crown of thorns which was placed on his head during the Mocking and the rope with which he was led when presented to the people by Pilate, who declared, 'Ecce Homo' (Behold the man).

Images of this type may derive from German or Netherlandish art.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
living 1469; died 1523
Full title
Christ Crowned with Thorns
Date made
about 1500-05
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
40.3 x 32.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Lt.-General Sir William George Moore, 1862
Inventory number
NG691
Location in Gallery