The choice between Jesus and Barabbas


The choice between Jesus and Barabbas



Description

In the upper half of the illuminated , Pilates is portrayed in the centre, sitting in the same Court present in the illumination of Christís trial . On the sides of the court a crowd of men gesticulate, while on the right a character wearing a uniform is busy writing on a wax table. In the lower half of the page, on the left, Christ is flanked by two officers , on the right Barabbas is with two warders and looks at Pilates , expecting a decision from him . The warder dressed in red holds a rope around Barabbasís neck.

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