Studies for a Christ Carrying the Cross by Ercole de' Roberti

On the left a soldier is carrying the Cross over his shoulder.

Details

Medium:
Pen & brown ink on yellow paper
Dimensions:
15 x 21 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

On the right, two other soldiers are dragging the body of the Saviour, who does not appear in the drawing. Study for the predella picture, at Dresden, of Christ carrying the cross.

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

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

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