Artist Italian
  • Pieta
Date c. 1400/1420
Medium Linden wood with polychrome decoration
Dimensions Overall: 43 5/16 × 29 5/8 × 17 13/16 inches (110 × 75.3 × 45.3 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 22.201
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Until about 1920, Hugo Benario (Berlin, Germany);
(J. and S. Goldschmidt, Frankfurt, Germany);
1922-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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