Angel Supporting the Body of the Dead Christ
Artist Unidentified artist, Netherlandish (?), 17th century (Netherlandish (?)), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617), After Bartholomaus Spranger (Netherlandish, 1546–1611)
Sheet: 21.9 x 17.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. )
Medium or Technique
Pen and brown ink over traces of black and red chalk, squared in red chalk, on cream antique laid paper
Not On View
Verso upper center in graphite pencil: 4
Verso upper left in graphite pencil: Procaccinni?
Verso upper center in graphite pencil: Sadler?
Verso in graphite pencil [large script]: +3/3
Verso lower center in graphite pencil: ?Goltzius or / Rottenhammer
Recto lower left in graphite pencil-- erased
Verso, l.l.: collector's mark, C. D. Ginsberg (Lugt 1145)
Dr. Christian David Ginsburg (b. 1831 - d. 1914), Palmer's Green, England. William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; December 30, 1963, her gift to the MFA.
Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen