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Inscription

across top in red ink: Jahel perforavit cysaram hostem filiorum / Jahel; lower center in red and brown ink: Columpna, virge, flagella, sputa harundo et funiculi / Crux, clavi, lacei, mallei, corona et tabula tituli / Alape colophi obprobria plasphemie et derision / Velamen oculorum prophicia Christe et vestimentorum divisio

Provenance

(Colnaghi's, London, 1950s). Private collection (sale, Sotheby's, London, 24 June 1980, no. 19); (Bernard Quaritch, London); Neil F. Phillips, Montpelier Station, VA. (Les Enluminures, Paris and Chicago); NGA purchase in 2004.