The Deposition by Alonso Berruguette

This unrecorded and possibly unique engraving is attributed to Berruguette on the grounds of its relationship to his painting of The Entombment in the Church of San Pedro, Fuentes de Nava.

Details

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
13 x 16 cm
Art Fund grant:
£285 ( Total: £285)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Although it is very close to the composition of this work, which, it has been suggested, belongs to his mature Spanish period, it is not a literal copy but shows certain variations.

Provenance

Stirling Maxwell

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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