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.]

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