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Pietà (the Christ of Caprarola)
Pietà (the Christ of Caprarola)
Date:
1597
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching With Engraving And Drypoint
Dimensions:
Image: 123 x 162 mm (4 13/16 x 6 3/8 in.) No visible plate mar
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.37098
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The Virgin, supported by a woman who comforts her, holds the dead Christ in her lap. The Magdalen prays as St. John displays the dead man's wounds.