German 16th Century
Christ Crowned with Thorns
fourth quarter 16th century
bronze (gilded, much rubbed)
silhouetted contour: 14 x 10.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in)
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.