Verspottung Christi

Verspottung Christi

More about this artwork
After his arrest Christ was brought before Caiaphas. Outrage follows his affirmation of the question if he is the son of God (Mark 14:65; Matthew 26:67): those present spit on him, blindfold him and punch him. Leaning slightly forward and suffering in silence Christ is shown crouching between his torturers who beat him to the rhythm of drum and pipes. The subtle colouration and realistic rendition of cloth, the rope and the slender hands in this early work already reveal the skill of this great colourist.
Displayed
AP OG Saal II
Inventory Number
10352
Birth year of the artist
1475
Year the artist deceased
1528
Dimensions of the object
109 x 73,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Fichtenholz (Picea sp.)
Genre
Malerei
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Origin
1803 als Säkularisationsgut aus der Karmeliterkirche München erworben; 1937 nachinventarisiert
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Matthias Grünewald (Mathis Gothart-Nithart), Verspottung Christi, um 1503/05, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/A9xlyorLWv (Last updated on 21.03.2022)

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