Pedro Berruguete (ca. 1450-1504)
The Lamentation, ca. 1500
Oil and tempera on panel
42 11/16 x 33 3/4 in. (108.4 x 85.7 cm)
Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Leyman and Fanny Bryce Lehmer Endowments, 1959.19
Christ lies on a tiled floor underneath a pavilion with Corinthian columns. He
is surrounded by Joseph of Arimathea, Saint John, the Virgin Mary, and Nicodemus.
The crown of thorns is on the floor in the foreground. Golgatha is in the distance
with the three crosses visible at the top of the hill. Several figures walk down
a path from Golgatha.
Lamentation over the Body of Christ
Llanto sobre el cuerpo
Painted area: 40 7/8 x 31 in. (103.8 x 78.7 cm)
Original panel: 41 11/16 x 31 3/4 in. (105.9 x 80.6 cm)
Zurich, Switzerland, sold to)
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