TIZIANO Vecellio
(b. 1490, Pieve di Cadore, d. 1576, Venezia)

Ecce Homo

Oil on slate, 68 x 53 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

According to an inventory taken in 1556, Emperor Charles V took a Christ on stone with him to the monastery of Yuste, to which he retired after his abdication. It was probably this painting, which is the only known work of this type by Titian.