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A study for an Entombment; a group of figures preparing a body to be lowered
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Height: 157 millimetres
Width: 187 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Lit.: A.E. Popham, 'Catalogue of Drawings in the Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., F.R.S., now in the possession of his Grandson, T. Fitzroy Phillipps Fenwick of Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham', I, London, 1935, p. 35, no. 4; P.Pouncey and J.A. Gere, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Raphael and his circle', London, 1962, I, no. 203, II, pl. 171 (with previous literature); A. Marabottini, 'Polidoro da Caravaggio', Rome, 1969, I, no. 86, II, pl. XCIV, 2; L. Ravelli, 'Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio', Bergamo, 1978, no. 159.
Pouncey & Gere 1962
Ascribed to Parmigianino when in the Armano Collection; the attribution to Polidoro was first proposed by Popham in the Fenwick Catalogue.
On the l. is a study of a pair of feet, and in the top l.-hand corner a slight sketch of the l.-hand side of a triumphal arch with a pair of columns or pilasters.
Literature: Popham, Fenwick, p. 35, no. 4.
Engraved when in the Armano collection with the lettering 'F.Mazzola inv. / Em.Manfredi del.' (for an impression see 1851,0308.865).
- Not on display
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- Engraved when in Armano's colln.
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