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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Lamentation

Date:
19th century
Medium:
Graphite and white chalk on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray wove paper, pasted on thick, smooth, gray card
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 5/8 × 9 inches (27 × 22.9 cm) and Sheet: 9 1/2 × 7 5/8 inches (24.1 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "British 19th A1523"; on back of mount, lower center: "G | 3 (encircled)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.152
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
death | gesture | lamentation over the dead Christ by his relatives and friends (Christ usually without crown of thorns) | men | mourning | sadness | women
Associated People:
Mary, mother of James the Less
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
John the Evangelist, Saint (c. 1–c. 100 AD)
Mary Magdalene, Saint (early 1st c. AD – mid-late 1st c. AD)
The Virgin Mary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61697
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