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The Flagellation

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Plaquette depicting Ecce Homo. This rare plaquette does not seem to be based on a well-known print as are most contemporary plaquettes of this sort. It depicts Jesus after the Flagellation when he is brought by Pilate into the praetorium (tribunal hall) and mocked by the soldiers who stripped...

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1976, David Peel, London; John Goelet; 1976, year-end gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet in honor of Hanns Swarzenski

German (probably Augsburg), first half of the 17th century

Object Place

probably Augsburg, Germany


15.2 x 18.6 cm (6 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Metal: gilt-bronze