Plaster bas relief of Guido's Ecce Homo.  Wooden frame set into bookcase wall.

Bas Relief of Christ

c. 1859

Bas Relief: Head of Christ, copy of Ecce Homo by Guido, thought to have been brought back from Rome by William Henry Seward in 1859 for his wife. Found in attic and replaced in library wall in 1953. Ecce Homo means “Behold the man”, and were the words from Pontius Pilot used to present Jesus to the crowd in Nazareth before his crucifixion.