Bible Cakes Collaboration - Ecce Homo
Ecce homo – “Behold the Man” are the Latin words used by Pontius Pilate in the Vulgate translation of the Gospel of John, when he presents a scourged Jesus Christ, bound and crowned with thorns, to a hostile crowd shortly before his Crucifixion.
This sugar sculpture is entirely edible, my first piece using candy clay for modeling. Also used pastillage, fondant, dragees and rice treats for the sculpture core. Inspired in the original art by Manuel Pereira in the 17th Century.
Biblia Sacra Vulgata
“(Exivit ergo Jesus portans coronam spineam, et purpureum vestimentum.) Et dicit eis: Ecce homo.”
Holy Gospel according to St. John 19:5
“(Jesus therefore came forth, bearing the crown of thorns and the purple garment.) And he saith to them: Behold the Man.”