Artist Italian
  • Lamentation over the Dead Christ
Date ca. 1590
Medium Gilt bronze and silvered bronze with tooling, decorative stamping with a die, and inlaid silver studs
Dimensions Overall: 7 7/8 × 6 × 1/4 inches (20 × 15.2 × 0.6 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.77
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W221, Level 2 (see map)
1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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