Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Holy Wednesday Gallery

Wednesday of Holy Week

I gave my back to those who beat me,
my cheeks to those who plucked my beard;
My face I did not shield
from buffets and spitting.


The Flagellation of Christ - William Bouguereau (earlychurchfathers.org)


The Mocking of Christ - Giuseppe Cesari (WGA.HU)


The Mocking of Christ - Fra Angelico (Christus Rex)


Christ Leaving the Praetorium - Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry (Wikimedia)


Christ Mocked by Soldiers - Edouard Manet


Christ Mocked - Hieronymous Bosch


Christ Mocked - Duccio di Buoninsegna (WGA.HU)


Christ Mocked (detail) - Jan Sanders van Hemessen (WGA.HU)