Louis IX of France presenting a spine from the Crown of Thorns to Bartolomeo da Vicenza; the king, kneeling within an elaborate frame and accompanied by two attendants, presents a thorn from the Crown to a kneeling bishop accompanied by two friars; in the centre, upon an altar, is the Crown of Thorns and above the scene of the 'Crowning with Thorns' surmounted by the emblem of a mother pelican piercing her breast to feed her young; 19thC re-strike.  c.1490  Engraving

Louis IX of France presenting a spine from the Crown of Thorns to Bartolomeo da Vicenza; the king, kneeling within an elaborate frame and accompanied by two attendants, presents a thorn from the Crown to a kneeling bishop accompanied by two friars; in the centre, upon an altar, is the Crown of Thorns and above the scene of the 'Crowning with Thorns' surmounted by the emblem of a mother pelican piercing her breast to feed her young; 19thC re-strike. c.1490 Engraving
1895,0915.95,
AN37780001

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