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Lamentation over the Dead Christ

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Hilly ground. Kneeling Jerome at right, kneeling Magdalene at left. Above Christ, John supporting Mary.

Signed

Incised signature at back: G.M.F.

Provenance

By 1962, Paola Ventura, Florence; 1962, sold by Ventura to the MFA for $4000. (Accession date: November 14, 1962)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Bologna, Italy

Dimensions

66.04 x 77.47 cm (26 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

62.984

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture