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Christ Crowned with Thorns, 1682

  • etching, paper
  • 473 x 278 mm
  • Inv. 2015-JN-20

Public Domain

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Soldiers have placed a crown of thorns on Christ's head and are pressing it onto his head with sticks. On the left, a man hands Christ a staff. The print is part of a series of 53 prints after paintings by Titian and Veronese.


Valentin Lefèbvre RKD
Brussels ca. 1637 - Venice 1677

Titian RKD VIAF Wikidata
Pieve di Cadore 1488 - 1490 - Venice 1576

Jacobus van Campen RKD
Venice ca. 1680 - 1700

Title Christ Crowned with Thorns
Date 1682
Period 17th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2015-JN-20
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D351 Christ suffering (with crown of thorns, head usually turned sidewards) Iconclass
41D263 walking-stick, staff, cane Iconclass
45B the soldier; the soldier's life Iconclass
45D313 private soldier Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73D352 the crowning with thorns: soldiers with sticks place a thorny crown on Christ's head and give him a reed (Matthew 27:27-31; Mark 15:16-20; John 19:2-3) Iconclass
73D3522 head of Christ with crown of thorns Iconclass
73D82(CROWN OF THORNS) crown of thorns ~ instruments of the Passion Iconclass
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