Caravaggio 1573 – 1610

Ecce Homo

oil on canvas (128 × 103 cm) — 1609? Museum Palazzo Rosso, Genoa

Caravaggio biography

This work is linked to John 19:5

Pilate shows Jesus to the hostile Jewish crowd: "Behold the man!" Jesus has just been scourged and is crowned with thornes.

Some sources claim that Caravaggio used his own face as a model for Pilate's.

Tags: Ecce Homo

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