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Lamentation
Lamentation
Date:
ca. 1533–1543
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk And Wash On Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 128 x 124 mm (5 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Earl of Pembroke; Archibald G.B. Russell (L-s 2770a) , his sale Sotheby's London, 22 May 1928, lot 57 (ill. as Francisco de'Bianchi Ferrari) (sold for £27); Kenneth Clark (Lord Clark of Saltwood), his sale Sotheby's, London, 5 July 1984 #172 (ill. as Florentine school); Kate Ganz Limited, London;
Suggested attributions (notes and copies of sale catalogues, exhibition entries, and letter from Kate Ganz in file):
As Francesco de’ Bianchi Ferrari from collection of Archibald G.B. Russell (sold 1928);
As Rosso Fiorentino from collection of Sir Kenneth Clark (later Lord Clark of Saltwood);
As Florentine School ?, ca. 1550 in the Clark sale 1984;
From Kate Ganz letter of 10 February 1987:
She is accepting the attribution to Polidoro da Caravaggio and encloses photocopies of of numerous other works by Polidoro;
Lord Clark attributed to Rosso Fiorentino.
Nicholas Turner prefers attribution to Rosso Fiorentino over Polidoro.
Philip Pouncey and Sydney Freedberg affirm the Polidoro attribution and date it ca. 1533-1543.;
Gere, Marabottini and Carroll (first names?? not in the letter)would not firmly attribute the drawing to either Rosso or Polidoro.;
Exhibitions:
Manchester City Art Gallery (U.K.): Between Renaissance and Baroque,European Art 1520-1600, 1965, cat.no. 369, repr., as Rosso Fiorentino fromhis Roman period;
FAMSF, CPLH: Recent Acquisaitions (date?);
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1994;
TREASURES95

Accession Number:
1987.2.22
Acquisition Date:
1987-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund and Unrestricted Art Purchase Fund

Exhibition History:

Manchester City Art Gallery (U.K.): Between Renaissance and Baroque,European Art 1520-1600, 1965, cat.no. 369, repr., as Rosso Fiorentino fromhis Roman period;
FAMSF, CPLH: Recent Acquisaitions (date?);
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994;
CPLH, TREASURES, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.
CPLH, Tradition and Innovation, 1500 - 1989, 10 Sept - 31 Dec 1989.

four mourning women with the body of the dead Christ in a half seated position