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Christ Bearing the Cross

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Volterra, Daniele da, born 1509 - died 1566 (artist)
    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, on paper prepared with warm distemper colour, and heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.166

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 40

Physical description

Christ Bearing the Cross; A composition of many figures. The Maries are in a row on the left by the side of the cross, which two soldiers are lifting on the Jesus Christ's shoulders; several horsemen are conducting the procession; Pen, on paper prepared with warm distemper colour, and heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. mid 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Volterra, Daniele da, born 1509 - died 1566 (artist)
da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, on paper prepared with warm distemper colour, and heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 in, Width: 8.1 in

Object history note

Collection unknown-A floral ornament.

Descriptive line

Ricciarelli, Daniele (Di Volterra); Christ Bearing the Cross; The Maries are by the side of the cross, which two soldiers are lifting on Jesus Christ's shoulders; several horsemen are conducting the procession; Pen, on paper prepared with warm distemper colour, and heightened with white; Italian; ca. mid 16th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Pen; Paper; Distemper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Women; Soldiers; Man; Crosses (objects); Horses

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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