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Creator:
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:
Study of the Lamentation on the Dead Christ
Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Oil on paper on panel
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (29.2 x 23.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.110
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
Christianity | costume | death | grief | incense | incense burner | linen | men | mother | religious and mythological subject | shadows | sheet | smoke | son | sorrow | study (visual work) | women
Associated People:
Christ
Mary Magdalene, Saint (early 1st c. AD – mid-late 1st c. AD)
Access:
Not on view
Publications:
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Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p 70, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 54 (v.1), no. 197, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

English pictures prints and drawings, c. 1650 - c. 1950 , Christie's, London, November 22nd, 1963, p. 35, lot no. 129, Sales Catalogues (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:447
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