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Pilate washing his hands: P.3150-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pilate washing his hands
Engraved passion


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht




History note: Pierre Mariette (1634-1716) (Lugt 1788-1790); Ernst Theodor Rodenacker (c. 1840- d. before 1894) (Lugt 2438), probably bought for sale by P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 1894.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: AD 1512


Only state.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 116 mm Width 75 mm
Sheet Height 116 mm Width 75 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1512
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: P. mariette 1690
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Collector's mark

Inscription present: initials in an oval

  • Text: TH. R
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: 3.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 11
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3150-R
Primary reference Number: 94168
Bartsch: 11
Illustrated Bartsch: 11
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .011
Meder: 11
Hollstein (German): 11
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 53
Lugt: 1790
Lugt: 2438
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 September 2022 Last processed: Saturday 28 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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