Artist Master of Saint Sang, Netherlandish, active early 16th century
  • Ecce Homo
Date early 16th century
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 28 × 22 inches (71.1 × 55.9 cm)
Framed: 34 × 28 3/16 × 2 1/2 inches (86.4 × 71.6 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, European Painting General Fund, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, and New Endowment Fund
Accession Number 1989.33
Department European Painting
Not On View
1913, art market (Paris, France);
May 15-17, 1950, auctioned (by? to?) Emile Artus at (Galerie Charpentier, France);
Collection of Dr. Ricardo de Espirito Santo Silva (Lisbon, Protugal);
1989, (Otto Naumann, New York, USA);
1989, (Valery Taylor, New York, USA);
1989-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Friedländer, Max J. Die Altniederländische Malerei, vol. IX. Leiden, 1934, p. 153, no. 199.

Reis-Santos, L. Obras-Primas de Pintura Flamenga dos Seculos XV e XVI em Portugal. Lisbon, 1953, pp. 87-88, no. 49, pl. XXIX (as Metsys).

Bordeaux, France. "Flandres, Espagne, Portugal du jXve au XVIIe siècle." 1954, p. 68, cat. 56 (as Quentin Metsys).

Friedländer, M. J. Early Netherlandish Painting, vol. IXb. Leiden-Brussels, 1973 (comments and notes by H Pauwels) p. 119, no. 199, p. 134, note 77, pl. 200.

New York, Colnaghi & the Alexander Gallery. "The Northern Renaissance; 15th and 16th Century Netherlandish Paintings." 1983, pp. 10-11, cat. no. 4. repr.

BULLETIN OF THE DIA 65, no. 2/3, 1989, p. 16, fig. 11.

New York, Otto Naumann, Ltd. INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OF OLD MASTER PAINTINGS 1995, 1 cat. part II "Paintings sold in the past," unpaginated [sold 1989], (repr.)