Crown of Thorns
Artist F. Holland Day (American, 1864–1933)
About (H X W x D): 15.2 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm (6 x 11 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Prop used in Day’s Crucifixion series. For the crown of thorns that he wore in the Sacred Studies, Day struggled to find a plant with thorns prominent enough to be visible in a photograph.
The artist; 1936, gift of the estate of F. Holland Day to the Norwood Historical Society; 2013, given by the Norwood Historical Society to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)
Gift of the Norwood Historical Society, F. Holland Day House