He was Despised and Rejected of Men
Sigismund Christian Hubert Goetze, 1866-1939
Oil on canvas
Source: The Literary Digest 29/10 (1890): 292
According to an article on the painting in The Literary Digest, "'At the exhibition of the Royal Academy in London, the great canvas by Sigismund Goetze ... has created an artistic sensation.' It is declared to be a 'powerful and terribly realistic presentment of Christ' in a modern setting." [Commentary continues below.]
Image, text acquisition and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.
You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.