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Plaque with Scene of Deposition

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Scene of the Deposition after an engraving by Albrecht Dürer; greens, yellow and blues; Christ lying held by St. John on left; Mary bent over Him on right, weeping; five other figures encircle; Medieval dress and setting with twisting central tree; town in background left; Cavalry back-ground...

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Provenance

1966, Blumka Gallery, New York; January 10, 1966, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Italian, about 1510

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 15 3/4" long x 11 3/8" wide, approximately 1/2" deep

Accession Number

1983.59

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics