Pilate Washing his Hands

1585
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1529–1608)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.041.19; Meyer 11

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.2 x 64.1 cm (17 x 25 1/4 in.)(two sheets joined together)

Accession Number

1986.113

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two sets of blocks, each set consisting of four blocks, in four shades of olive brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, left center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1689; verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Birmann & Sõhne, Basel (18-19th cent.)(Lugt 414c)(see also Lugt 2110); verso, bottom center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1689; Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854) (Lugt 971), Birmann & Sõhne, Basel (Lugt 414c)(see also Lugt 2110); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen