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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Christ in ropes before Pilate. The scene illustrates Matthew chapter 27 verse 24 where Pilate washes his hands proclaiming himself free from blame.
Verso; Top register shows Christ wearing the crown of thorns while being mocked. The lower register shows Christ blindfolded and about to be beaten.
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Height: 39.20 centimetres
Width: 26.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Previously part of a book of images used as models for mural paintings. These were made by an Ethiopian priest who was producing paintings and murals in the 1940s.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- "Acquired from a mural painter 1/2 Day's drive from Addis Ababa" from label found with paintings.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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