Artist Anton van Dyck, Flemish, 1599-1641
  • Christ Crowned with Thorns
Date mid-17th century
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 1/8 × 8 3/8 inches (25.7 × 21.3 cm)
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 8 3/8 inches (26.4 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S423
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, below inscription: Anton. van Dyck inuenit et fecit aqua forti.
Marks Watermark, obscured by upper center of image: [possible coat of arms]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: Ecce stat innocuus spinis redemitus acutis, | AEmula sunt cuius bella labella rosis: || Et vero Iudaee illudis arundine Regi, | Impie sed nescis te mala quanta manent.
January 1885, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA);
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Carpenter, W. H. Pictorial Notices. London, 1884, p. 126.