A painting of Jesus Christ wearing the crown of thorns.‘a fine Ecce Homo by Murillo’
- ‘The fourth painting, an Ecce Homo - probably the one that was commissioned by the Cardinal de Lorraine between 1558 and 1561, cannot now be traced.’
- ‘This was followed by an Ecce Homo for a chapel where he collaborated with the sculptor Giovanni d' Enrico, whose terracotta figures are fully integrated with the illusionistic space created by the frescoes.’
- ‘Here is an ‘Ecce Homo’, by Caravaggio from about 1606.’
Latin, ‘behold the man’, the words of Pontius Pilate to the Jews after Jesus was crowned with thorns (John 19:5).
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