Pieta from a tomb
Object Place: Gothic
Overall: 94 x 96 x 20 cm (37 x 37 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stone. High relief. - almost wholly detached. Originally painted but paint nearly all off; that left, scaling. Heraldic shields at each side on back. Edges of back broken. Part of right hand of Christ missing.
MFA Bulletin XVIII, p. 37 identifies arms as Messire Jean de Wignacourt, Knight, Governor of Le Quesnoy in the 16th century.
Demotte, New York; 1919, sold by Demotte to the MFA for $15000. (Accession Date: February 13, 1919)
Hervey Edward Wetzel Fund