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The Entombment of Christ

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By 1883(?) Toscanelli, Giuseppe (?). Pisa, Italia (or anonymous Roman dealer; said to be in Giuseppe Toscanelli sale of 1883, but this appears to be incorrect) Roma, Italia. Anonymous collection. 1883(?) - 1883 Stillman (acquired in Rome or from Toscanelli?) (letter from Brimmer says Stillman bought it at Toscanelli sale but picture isn't in sale catalogue); 1883 - 1883 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brimmer (Mary Ann Timmins). Boston, MA, USA (buying through Stillman); 1883 - Boston, MA, USA. Museum of Fine Arts (gift of Brimmer) (Accession date: October 9, 1883)

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Gift of Martin Brimmer


82.9 x 58.4 cm (32 5/8 x 23 in.)

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Oil on canvas