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Christ Crowned with Thorns
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • Christ Crowned with Thorns, after 1598
  • The Passion
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 194 x 128 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 199 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 5 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in matted with 1994.0045.08
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0045.07
Catalogue raisonné

Christ sits at the base of the column with the crown of thorns on his head. Two men afix the crown while bystanders are seen along the balcony and background. Two men on the far right mock Christ with head gestures. The thrashing tools (whips) are strewn on the ground at the steps.