Hendrick ter Brugghen, 1620 - Christ Crowned with Thorns - fine art print
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Original artwork information by the museum (© - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))
Christ is shown with his head down, quietly suffering in the forecourt of Pilate’s palace, surrounded by jeering soldiers.
The scene depicts one of the torments that Christ was subjected to on the long Friday that ended in his death upon the Cross. Mockingly he has been called the King of the Jews, and now his tormentors have crowned him with thorns and wrapped him in a scarlet cloak to indicate his kingly stature.
One of the soldiers kneels before Christ in mock humility, handing him a stick in lieu of a sceptre.
The Utrecht Caravaggists Hendrick Ter Brugghen spent his formative years in Rome where the painter Caravaggio (1571-1610) became the main influence. Upon his return Ter Brugghen became the prime mover of a new school, the Utrecht Caravaggists, whose trademark style was an insistent naturalism combined with a high-contrast vein of painting known as clair obscur (light-dark).
The North European tradition Even so, Ter Brugghen’s painting did not completely abandon North European tradition. The soldiers’ leering faces and the slightly angular body language has roots stretching back to late Gothic altarpieces and print series depicting the Passion, e.g. those by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528).
Work of art background information
|Title of the artwork:||"Christ Crowned with Thorns"|
|Temporal classification:||17th century|
|Approximate age of artwork:||400 years|
|Museum / location:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|Museum location:||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Web page:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|License type of artwork:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||National Gallery of Denmark|
|Artist:||Hendrick ter Brugghen|
|Alias names:||Henrico ter Bruggen, Hendrik Ter Brugghen, Enrico d'Anversa, Terbruggen Hendrick, terbrugghen, Hendrick ter Brugghen, hendrik terbrugghen, Ter Brug, H Brugge, Hendrick Terbruggen, Ter Brugh, Terbrugge, Terbrugghen Hendrick ter, Terbrugge Hendrick, Ter Brugghen, Ter Brugge Hendrick, Terbrugghen Hendrik, Terbruggen Hendrik, Terbrugghen Heinrick, Brugghen Hendrick Jansz. ter, Van der Brugge, Terbruggen, Terbrugghen Hendrick Jansz. ter, terbrueggen, Terbrugh, Hbrugghen, hendrik terbruggen, Terbrugghen Hendrick, Heyndr. ter Burgh, Brugghen Hendrick ter, terbrugghen henrick, Hendrik ter Bruggen, Ter Brugge, טרבורגן הנדריק, Verbrugh, Brugghen Hendrickjansz. Ter, Ter Brugghen Hendrick, Henrick Terbrugghen, Ten Brugge, Ten Brugge Hendrick, Hendrick Terbrugghen|
|Jobs of the artist:||painter|
|Life span:||41 years|
|Year of birth:||1588|
|Birthplace:||Hague, The, South Holland, Netherlands|
|Place of death:||Utrecht, Utrecht province, Netherlands|
|Print prodct:||fine art print|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Production method:||UV direct print (digital printing)|
|Origin of the product:||Germany|
|Stock type:||on demand|
|Proposed product use:||art collection (reproductions), art print gallery|
|Aspect ratio:||1.2 : 1|
|Meaning of side aspect ratio:||the length is 20% longer than the width|
|Available product materials:||acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) sizes:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Frame:||please consider that this reproduction does not have a frame|
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This classic art artwork was painted by the male painter Hendrick ter Brugghen. Today, this work of art belongs to the art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), which is the largest museum of fine arts in Denmark and is attached to the Danish Ministry of Culture.. This public domain artpiece is included with courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark.In addition, the artwork has the following creditline: . On top of that, alignment is in landscape format and has an image ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width. Hendrick ter Brugghen was a painter from the Netherlands, whose art style can mainly be classified as Baroque. The Baroque painter lived for 41 years, born in the year 1588 in Hague, The, South Holland, Netherlands and died in 1629.
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