The Suffering of Christ in the Back Panel of the Maesta

by Sister Hilda Kleiman, OSB

This portion of the back of the main panel of Duccio's Maesta illustrates the trial and mocking of Christ.  Incarnate Beauty also features photos of the front of the main panel of the Maesta, as well as additional photos from the life of Christ on the back of the main panel.  The photos in this post are drawn from the Web Gallery of Art.

Christ Before Caiaphas

Christ Mocked


Details of Christ Mocked

Christ Accused by the Pharisees

Detail of Christ Accused by the Pharisees

Pilate's First Interrogation of Christ

Christ Before Herod

Christ Before Pilate Again

Detail of Christ Before Pilate Again

Flagellation

Crown of Thorns