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Design for stained glass - The Descent from the Cross
  • The Descent from the Cross
    Murer, Christoph Christopher Stoffel Maurer Kristoffel Maurer Meurer
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The Descent from the Cross

  • Object:

    Design for stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Zurich (drawn)

  • Date:

    1599 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Murer, Christoph Christopher Stoffel Maurer Kristoffel Maurer Meurer (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the National Art-Collections Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.613-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CG, shelf 93

Physical description

Drawing in monochrome, pen and ink and wash, depicting the Descent from the Cross, with St. Ulrich and the Archangel Gabriel.

Place of Origin

Zurich (drawn)

Date

1599 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Murer, Christoph Christopher Stoffel Maurer Kristoffel Maurer Meurer (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash.

Dimensions

height: 39 cm, width: 29.9 cm

Descriptive line

Christoph Murer. The Descent from the Cross. Zürich, 1599

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

Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Christianity; Jerusalem; Stained glass

Categories

Stained Glass; Drawings; Designs; Biblical Imagery

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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