Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910
Christ: Ecce Homo— Christ, who has a rayed nimbus, is partially nude, wearing a crown of thorns and a purple cloak over His shoulders. He is bleeding. Surrounding Him are Pilate holding a staff in his left hand, soldiers, and a man wearing a pointed cap. He appears on a balcony before a crowd of Jews taunting Him. To the right are armed soldiers.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.