Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo, a Ukrainian Easter egg by Renata Bernal

Technique
Pysanki (wax resist dye method)
Size
goose egg
Signature
painted in dye on front image pane
Description
Renata Bernal has created a series of eggs that uniquely combine the traditional pysanki (wax-resist) design and decoration method with her own painting style. The front oval image is a depiction of a traditional religious scene (appropriate to the Easter season) painted in egg dye, while the borders and back of the egg are traditional Ukrainian patterns and designs created using the classic wax-resist method. This specific egg depicts the image of Jesus, scourged and bound with a crown of thorns, as he was presented by Pontius Pilate to the people before the crucifixion.
Status
Sold to private owner

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