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Christ Before Caiaphas
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • Christ Before Caiaphas, after 1598
  • The Passion
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 196 x 128 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 199 x 132 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 5 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 13/16 x 5 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in matted with 1994.0045.03
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0045.04
Catalogue raisonné

The High Priest is shown standing in dark surroundings, lighted by torches behind him. Beyond and through the arch we see disciples at a fire. Peter has denied that he knew Christ. The cock that crows after Peter's thrid denial is in the archway.