Gerrit van Honthorst, Peter in the Court of Pilatus

Honthorst, Gerrit van (1590 Utrecht 1656). (Peter in the Court of Pilatus.) Looking startled into the light of the woman pointing at him while one of the guard puts his hand on his shoulder and the officer shows the direction to take. Above all the end of a raised curtain as the symbol of the secret. Steel engraving by Georges François Louis Jaquemot (Valangin 1806 – Pforzheim 1880). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Liechtenstein-Galerie, Wien. / Gerard Honthorst pinxt. / G. Jaquemot sc., otherwise in German as above. 5⅞ × 6¾ in (14.8 × 17.2 cm).

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