Object Place: Europe, Venice, Italy
33.66 cm (13 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bozzetto. Red terra cotta. Model for marble in Covent of Santa Maria dei Servi, Venice. Dead Christ in lap of Virgin seated on Golgotha with crown of thorns, hammer, and pliers. His left arm falling over Her raised knee held by her left hand; his right arm raised at wrist by her right. Back of Golgotha hollowed.
By 1966, consigned by Ettore Viancini (dealer), Venice, through Artibus, London to Heim Gallery, London; 1966, sold by Heim Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 6, 1966)
William E. Nickerson Fund