225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Christ Nailed to the Cross; Ecce Homo. Two miniatures based on Albrecht Dürer engravings
Germany, Nuremberg, ca. 1520
MS M.896.2r

See more information »

Christ: Ecce Homo -- Christ, rayed nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, mantle and short loin cloth, stands beside Pontius Pilate on platform before Jews, some carrying spears. Three others hold crosses.
Scene framed by border decorated with flowers, including viola, bachelor's button, rose, and columbine, and inhabited by inchworm, caterpillar, beetle, snail, butterfly, and bird.

(2 of 2)