The Descent from the Cross

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.043.22

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.1 x 28.6 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)(with the borderline from the line block showing at the top and right, and with another borderline drawn in gold ink on all four sides)

Accession Number

64.1043

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in brown, dark brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Joseph Smith; Bright (note on mat; no marks); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen