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Plaster cast - Lamentation over the dead Christ
  • Lamentation over the dead Christ
    Mantegazza, Antonio
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Lamentation over the dead Christ

  • Object:

    Plaster cast

  • Place of origin:

    Milan (sculpted)
    Milan (cast)

  • Date:

    4th quarter 15th century (sculpted)
    ca. 1866 (cast)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mantegazza, Antonio (sculptor)
    Pierotti, Pietro Signor (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plaster cast

  • Museum number:

    REPRO.1866-47

  • Gallery location:

    Cast Courts, Room 46b, The Weston Cast Court , case WW

Physical description

Plaster cast, 'Lamentation over the Dead Christ' after marble original, with gilding by Antonio Mantegazza in the church of the Certosa, Pavia over the altar of the Capitolo de Fratelli.

Place of Origin

Milan (sculpted)
Milan (cast)

Date

4th quarter 15th century (sculpted)
ca. 1866 (cast)

Artist/maker

Mantegazza, Antonio (sculptor)
Pierotti, Pietro Signor (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Plaster cast

Dimensions

Height: 320.5 cm, Width: 229 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Pietro Pierotti in 1866 for £24

Historical context note

Over the altar of the Capitolo de Fratelli in the church of the Certosa, Pavia, Italy

Descriptive line

Plaster cast, 'Lamentation over the Dead Christ' after the marble original, with gilding by Antonio Mantegazza, Milan, last quarter of the 15th century, cast by Pietro Pierotti, ca. 1866

Categories

Ph_survey; Architecture; Christianity; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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