La Condamnation à Mort (The Condemnation to Death ; The Condemnation of Christ ; Pilate Washing His Hands), Plate 3 from the series La Grande Passion (The Large Passion)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 4 1/2 × 8 9/16 in. (11.4 × 21.8 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/16 × 12 1/2 in. (20.5 × 31.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Barbara G. and Stephen A. Bergquist, in honor of Mary Bergquist Quinton-Barry, Tuck 1983



Europe, France



Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, within image, upper center: [on banners] SPQR; inscribed, in plate, within image, lower left: Callot fec.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Non lauat ille manus, sed Christi sanguine' foedat, / Nulla potest tantum lympha lauare Scelus; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right: A2 - 3d.; Collector's mark, stamped, in black ink, within image, lower right: P.L [Lugt 2092] Watermark, center: C [inversed] C [interlinked]

Published References

Blunt, Anthony. Nicolas Poussin. 2 vols., esp. 1: pp. 258-259. New York: Bollingen Foundation, 1967. Lieure, Jules. Jacques Callot: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre grave. 5 vols., 1: no. 283. Paris: Editions Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1924-7. Meaume, Édouard. Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de Jacques Callot. 2 vols., 1: no. 14. Paris: V. J. Renouard, 1860.


Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680) [Lugt 2092]; Barbara G. and Stephen A. Bergquist, Needham, Massachusetts, given to present collection, 2012.

Catalogue Raisonne

Meaume 14.I; Lieure 283.I

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