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The Deposition, within elaborate frame decorated with grotesque masks and garlands of fruits and vegetables: P.4122-R-175

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Deposition, within elaborate frame decorated with grotesque masks and garlands of fruits and vegetables

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Mignon, Jean
Draughtsman: Penni, Luca
Painter: Michelangelo Buonarroti (After)

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928) by Whitley, Leonard

Dating

16th century
Circa 1542 CE - Circa 1547 CE

Note

Listed in Bartsch as 'anonymous'; Mignon etched the scene three times, with slight variations. This is the closest to the original drawing by Penni. The source for the body of Christ, is the male nude in the foeground of Michelangelo's Baccanale in Windsor.

School or Style

French
Fontainebleau mannerism

Techniques used in production

Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4122-R-175
Primary reference Number: 200027
Bartsch: 25
Illustrated Bartsch: 25 (386)
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 11 December 2014 Updated: Thursday 2 May 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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