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Category:Man of Sorrows

Man of Sorrows 
Biblical term and theme in Christian art, from Is. 55:3–6: “He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows […] he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities […] the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
Instance of artistic theme
Subclass of Andachtsbilder
Authority control
Blue pencil.svg
Difference between the types of crowned Jesus
Ecce homo Man of Sorrows
Real story: balcony or stairs

(or without background), Pontius Pilate,
jews, crowd, mocking.

Imaginably (Isaiah 53:1-3):
without background

(or with open tomb), with angels
or Virgin as Pieta, Arma Christi.

Christ is still alive, and his hands

are tied, may hold sceptre.
Usually red ("royal") clothing

Christ is dead or resurected

and his hands are with stigmata.
White clothing.

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See also Category:Jesus at the tomb with a similar, but not the same, type of representation; and Category:Ecce homo, a representation of Christ without the wounds of the crucifixion.


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