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Pontius Pilate comes out to the people, asks what is the accusation against Christ, and tells the Jews to judge him by their own laws. Engraving after J. Stella.

Stella, Jacques, 1596-1657.
Date
[1700?]

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Description

Bible, N.T., John 18.29-31. Pilate (if it is he) stands with his entourage in the raised colonnade at the entrance to a hall, pointing down to Christ, who stands surrounded by Roman soldiers

Publication/Creation

[Lyons?] : [Michel de Masso?], [1700?]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 46 x 35.1 cm

Lettering

N. Poussin in. et pinx. Claudia Stella sculp.

Publications note

R.A. Weigert, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome II, Paris 1951, p. 82 (as published by Michel de Masso of Lyon)
Anthony Blunt, 'Jacques Stella, the De Masso family and falsifications of Poussin', The Burlington Magazine, CXVI (December 1974): 744-749

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2475161i

Lettering note

Bears number: 11

Creator/production credits

The lettering includes an attribution of the composition to Poussin and the engraving to Claudine Bouzonnet Stella: both are false

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Languages

  • Latin



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