Colin McCAHON, Ecce Agnus Dei... Enlarge 1 /1


Timaru, New Zealand 1919 – Auckland, New Zealand 1987

Ecce Agnus Dei... (1969) Place made: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in water-based crayon extended with water wash Support: off white machine-made paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. inscribed as image in water-based crayon, 'Ecce / Agnus / Dei / Ecce qui / tollit / peccata / mundi / Behold the Lamb of / God. behold him who / takes away the / sins of the world.'
Dimensions: sheet 154.4 h x 55.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1068
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, 1978.