On the left a soldier is carrying the Cross over his shoulder.
Studies for a Christ Carrying the Cross by Ercole de' Roberti, 1455-1496
© British Museum
- Pen & brown ink on yellow paper
- 15 x 21 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.
From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.