E85 – The crown of thorns
“ They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand. Then they knelt in front of him and mocked him. “Hail, king of the Jews!” they said.” (Matthew XXVII, 28 – 29)
Jesus on ‘his’ throne, in ‘his’ wicker chair, with ‘his’ scepter and of course ‘his’ crown of thorns. A fever of mockers, kneeling and making immoral signs. A Jew spits on him, someone hiding behind a carnival mask hits him and asks who has hit him. A sort of butcher grins sadistically. A high priest expresses his wrath and a servant with a stick presses the crown of thorns on the head of Jesus.
This work was made in Totoral (Argentina) between the 12th of February and the 7th of March 1940.
|Signed : Yes||Breda catalog number : E85|
|Condition : Good||Number available : 1|
|Gospel : Matthew XXVII, 27 – 30
Mark XV, 16 – 19
Luke XXIII, 24 – 25
John XIX, 2 - 3
|Year of creation : 1940|
|Dimensions : 32,5 x 40 cm|
|Dimensions||40 × 32.5 × 0.155 cm|
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