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Pietà

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clovio, Giulio, born 1498 - died 1578 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.218

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 33

Physical description

'Pieta'; The Maries and St. Joseph wailing over the dead body of Jesus Christ; Black chalk.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Clovio, Giulio, born 1498 - died 1578 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk drawing

Dimensions

Height: 357 mm, Width: 261 mm

Descriptive line

Clovio, Giulio; 'Pieta'; The Maries and St. Joseph wailing over the dead body of Jesus Christ; Black chalk; Italian; 16th century.

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

Peter Ward Jackson Italian Drawings. Volume One: 14th - 16th centuryLondon, HMSO, 1979. ISBN: 0112902316.
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.
Franklin, David, Carlo Gasparri, Ingrid D. Rowland, Sebastian Schütze, From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome, Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2009.

Materials

Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Death

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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