- Museum number
Page 14: Sheet with twenty-one lines of manuscript, one marginal note and a drawing pasted onto the sheet; the manuscript occupying the top half of the page: 'Qui prima d'unire le prove per l'intento della setione (...)'; the drawing, pasted on the lower half of the page, titled: 'PIETA' dipinta dal Correggio in/una cappella di S. Gio. de Benedettini/di Parma d'incontro al martitio di San Placido'; the Deposition of Christ from the Cross; Christ seen lying on the ground, reclining on the Virgin Mary, seen behind him, looking upwards; St Mary Magdalen seen to right and St John and the third Mary seen to left; Nicodemus seen descending from the cross behind, to right; below, the drawing, more manuscript annotations.
Inscribed in pen and brown ink; black chalk
- Production date
- 1709 (c.)
Height: 254 millimetres (drawing)
Height: 530 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 320 millimetres
Width: 380 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For the album see 1938,0514.4(1).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number