Christ Before Pilate (from the Large Passion of Christ)

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: 20.7 x 14.6 cm (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M27719

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in black oval: H.H. [Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: 12; 989; 959.1861; C1687; 015

Provenance

Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard (b. 1883 - d. 1950; Lugt 1318), London and Cortington, Wiltshire. 1918, purchased by the MFA for $261 from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co. (dealers), London. (Accession Date: 1918)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange