Pilate Washing His Hands (detail), by Mattia Preti, 1663.

Pilate Washing His Hands, by Mattia Preti, 1663. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, gift of J. Pierpont Morgan and bequest of Helena W. Charlton, by exchange, Gwynne Andrews, Marquand, Rogers, Victor Wilbour Memorial, and the Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Funds, and funds given or bequeathed by friends of the Museum, 1978.