Pilate Washing his Hands, 1512

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 4 5/8 × 2 7/8 inches (11.7 × 7.3 cm) Sheet: 4 3/4 × 3 1/8 inches (12.1 × 7.9 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.399

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed in plate, upper right: [monogram]

Stamp in black, verso: Dr. C. D. Ginsburg (Lugt 1145) Stamp in black, verso: H. W. (H. Weber [?], Lugt 1383)

Inscribed, dated in plate, upper right

Provenance

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

Published References

Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 60.

Rights Status

Albrecht Dürer, Pilate Washing his Hands, 1512, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.399.