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Oil painting - Christ crowned with thorns

Christ crowned with thorns

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on pine panel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John M. Parsons

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case BECK2, shelf 10

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

Germany (painted)


ca. 1500 (painted)



Materials and Techniques

Oil on pine panel


Height: 32.7 cm estimate, Width: 19 cm estimate

Object history note

Bequeathed by John M. Parsons, 1870

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'Christ Crowned with Thorns (reverse: Christ Bearing His Cross)', South German School, ca. 1500

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kauffmann, C.M., Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, pp. 123-4, cat. no. 139

Production Note

Acquired, along with 530-1870, as the work of Hubert van Eyck, both paintings were reattributed to the German School, 16th century, by Sir Charles Holmes in 1933.


Oil paint; Pine


Oil painting


Paintings; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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