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Guercino (= Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Christ crowned

Guercino (= Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Cento, Ferrara, 1591 – Bologna 1666). Christ crowned. Christ, the bound hands holding the broken stick, gets the crown of thorns pressed into his forehead by an armoured hangman. On the left Pilatus. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Pinakothek. / Guercino pinxt. / W. French sc., otherwise in German-English as above. 5⅝ × 6⅝ in (14.3 × 16.7 cm).

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(Herr H.-J. W., 7. Januar 2010)