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Pilate Washing his Hands

Marks

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

1585

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

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