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The Descent from the Cross
The Descent from the Cross
Attrib. To:
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink, And Brown And Gray Washes On Laid Paper Onlaid To A Mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 372 x 282 mm (14 5/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance( from old AFGA files): Giorgio Vasari, Florence; Pierre Crozat, Paris; Gabriel Huquier, Paris; private collection; wuth Arthur Baken, San Francisco, where acquired.

Accession Number:
1932.4
Acquisition Date:
1932-03-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, James D. Phelan Bequest Fund

Exhibition History:

Oakland (CA), Mills College and Portland Museum of Art, Old Master Drawings, 1937-38, no. 4.
Claremont (CA), Pomona College, Mannerism, 1963.
San Francisco, FAMSF, Old Master Drawings, 1966.
Sarasota, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Master Drawings, 1967.
Berkeley University Art Museum, Master Drawings from California Collections, 1968, no. 29 (cat. ed. Juergen Schulz, entry by E. De Gall)
University of Notre Dame (Indiana), and Binghamton, SUNY, The Age of Vasari, 1970, no. D5.
San Francisco, FAMSF, Masterworks from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1981.
San Francisco, FAMSF, Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1985, no. 3 (entry by J.R. Goldyne)
San Francisco, FAMSF, Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1994.
San Francisco, Treasures from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1995-96, no. 17 (cat by R.F. Johnson et al.).

body of dead Christ being taken down from the cross by several figures with the aid of three ladders, two thieves still on their crosses at right and left