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Netherlands, possibly Haarlem, 1496
MS S.2 fol. 71r

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Christ: before Pilate, and Pilate: washing Hands -- Pilate, wearing pointed hat, stands and holds his hands over basin while man, wearing hat, pours water from pitcher over Pilate's hands. Behind Pilate stands Christ, with bound hands, flanked by two helmeted soldiers. Scene in initial G.
Margin with floreate ornament, inhabited by bird.

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