Head of Christ, Crowned with Thorns
- Mezzotint with etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- 8 9/16 x 6 1/8 inches (21.8 x 15.6 cm), 8 3/8 x 5 15/16 inches (21.2 x 15.1 cm), and 7 3/4 x 5 15/16 inches (19.7 x 15.1 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "HB50(5) p.9 | c13572 | A.6 II es | k5125 | c5434"
Collector's mark: "ALBERTINA"
Lettered, lower center: "Hunc Sacrum, Leopoldetypum,tibidedico Regis Exet in his Spinis Crescet Leopolde corona. | est Sed Cui Spinis plexa Corona riget. Imperialis, eas quis nisi Caesar amet? | Seruus Humillimus | Theodorus Casparus A Furstenbergh fecit."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Subject Terms:
- beard | bleeding | Christian | crown of thorns | drapery | halo | Passion cycles | religious and mythological subject | sadness | suffering | thorns
- Associated People:
- Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
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Print made by Theodore Casper von Furstenberg, ca. 1615–1675, German, Head of Christ, Crowned with Thorns, undated