MASSYS, Quentin
(b. 1465/66, Leuven, d. 1530, Antwerpen)

Ecce Homo (detail)

Oil on wood
Palazzo Ducale, Venice

Christ is lowering his gaze. The old fool's eyes are glazed, and the empty, sarcastic eyes of the man in the turban search the distance. The madman's eyes, set too close, are violent and enraged.