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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Pilate Washing his Hands from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 18.0975 cm; sheet: 4 9/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 11.58875 cm x 7.3025 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, upp. r. (printed, within image): 1512 / AD ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, upp. r. (stamp and pencil): [two points with rounded bottom] 65 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil): CdeBHH11 ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp and black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): Mlly[?]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4i
Credit Line:Anonymous Loan
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Bound in book with total of 16 engravings of scenes from the passion. Bound by the owner in handcrafted paper. Pilate sits on a thrown with a bowl in his lap while a figure kneels in front of him pouring water over Pilate's hands from a pitcher. A man standing beside Pilate leans over him slightly while Jesus is being led away two the right. The hill with five cross is in the upper right corner.

Tags:
Christianity; water

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