Michele Giambono
The Man of Sorrows

Circa 1430
Tempera and gold on wood
Metropolitan Museum of Art

This iconographic type, also known as the imago pietatis, presents the viewer with an image of the visibly wounded Jesus standing in or on a sarcophagus. On the left a small figure of St. Francis receives the stigmata directly from Jesus' wounds.

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Photographed at the museum by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.