Lot 15 of 361:
Ecce Homo woodcut  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Ecce Homo - hand-colored woodcut

Author:
Unattributed

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Date:
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Description:

Hand-colored woodcut. 35.7x27 cm (14x10½"); in matte: 55.8x40.8 (22x16").

Ecce homo are the Latin words for "behold the man", used by Pontius Pilate in the Vulgate translation of the Gospel of John, when he presents a scourged Jesus Christ, bound and crowned with thorns, to a hostile crowd shortly before his Crucifixion. A scene of the Ecce Homo is a standard component of cycles illustrating the Passion and Life of Christ in art. It follows the Flagellation of Christ, the Crowning with thorns and the Mocking of Christ, the last two often being combined:


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A few creases with light soiling.


 
Item number:
313552
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