Christ Supported by Angels by Francesco Trevisani

Against a dark background, the dead Christ is supported on a winding-sheet by two angels, one in a predominantly blue, the other in a red, robe.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
137 x 99 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £4,400)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox

The figures occupy the lower two-thirds of the composition although the wing of the angel, to the right of the spectator, against the white of which the head of Christ stands out, reaches almost to the top of the painting.

Venue details

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