Christ Before Pilate (from the Large Passion of Christ series)

Pilate Washing his Hands

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 147 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 147 (I); Geisberg 80; Bartsch 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 14.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P2152

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

on platform, below Pilate's feet: I . M

Markings

two collector's stamps, both in blue: 1) JDB [in circle, Lugt 1442]; 2) J[.D.B]ÖHM [Joseph Daniel Böhm, Lugt 271]; in graphite: 1142; 81; B.15; CC5CA [?]

Provenance

Joseph Daniel Böhm (b. 1794 - d. 1865), Vienna; November 1897, purchased by the MFA

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund