Notice

The museum will be closed to the public on Thursday, September, 29.

Pilate Washing His Hands, 1513

  • Albrecht Altdorfer, German, 1480-1538

Woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 2 3/4 × 1 7/8 inches (7 × 4.8 cm) Sheet: 2 7/8 × 1 7/8 inches (7.3 × 4.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S8.3

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, on block, lower center of image: [artist's monogram]

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]

1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany); Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Winzinger, F. Albrecht Altdorfer, Graphik. Munich, 1963, no. 51.

Albrecht Altdorfer, Pilate Washing His Hands, 1513, woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S8.3.