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The Descent from the Cross; the Holy Virgin in the lower centre, Jesus Christ in her lap, St Mary Magdalene kissing his feet and Mary kissing his hands at left, five other women beyond, St John at right, a disciple holding the crown of thorns and three nails at left, the two robbers on their crosses on either side, Roman soldiers and a ruined building in the background; after Lambret Lombard. 1545
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Height: 413 millimetres (trimmed, lower right corner damaged)
Width: 321 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For another impression see 1874,0808.1969. For a woodcut by Cornelis Bos showing the same subject see 1925,1215.94.
Hollstein describes the lower part of this print (pieta) also under no.36.
Lit.: Godelieve Denhaene, 'Lambert Lombard. Renaissance et Humanisme à Liège', Antwerp, 1990, p.313, no.4 and ill.231.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- On the verso the large 'Museum Britannicum' stamp used on Sloane's collection.
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