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Workshop of Dirk Bouts: 'Christ Crowned with Thorns'
This painting is part of the group: Diptych: Christ and the Virgin

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The picture forms a pair with 'Mater Dolorosa', showing the sorrowing Virgin. The viewer was intended to meditate on her sorrow and the sufferings of Christ.

Many versions of the composition exist, which must have been often repeated in the workshop of Dirk Bouts.

Other paintings in this group: Diptych: Christ and the Virgin

Mater Dolorosa
Workshop of Dirk Bouts
probably about 1470-5
Mater Dolorosa

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