Christ before Pilate, 1512

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 4 5/8 × 3 inches (11.7 × 7.6 cm) Sheet: 5 × 3 1/2 inches (12.7 × 8.9 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.395

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Men
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Passion cycles
  • Engraving (print)
  • Christ
  • Passion
  • Pontius pilate

Signed in plate, lower right: [monogram]

Watermark: 3 lines [possibly fraction of Meder 53 or 56?] Stamp in black, verso: Dr. C. D. Ginsburg (Lugt 1145)

Inscribed in pencil, verso: [several numeric notations] Dated in plate, lower right

C. D. Ginsburg (Palmer's Green, England). 1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 56.

Albrecht Dürer, Christ before Pilate, 1512, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.395.