"He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed." - Isaiah 53:3-5
This is the latest work for the thesis project, which unfortunately had to be turned in before the entirety of the illustrations could be completed. I am including this link to a single blog page for you to see the complete image, if you are willing. A warning - the drawing is a copy from the most graphic illustration of Jesus' suffering I have ever known of, hence the extra link. I can tell you, as you might imagine, it is a harsh reminder of the artist's sins to draw the wounds of Christ onto the image of His Body. Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on us poor sinners.
The title, "Ecce Homo," comes from a very common image in the canon of art history, of Jesus when He was presented to the people by Pilate, wearing the crown of thorns and the crimson cloak. According to the Sacred Scriptures, Pilate yelled "Behold the man!" or "Ecce Homo!"