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Drawing, Lamentation over Christ

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Francesco Saverio Mergolo. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and wash, black chalk on off-white laid paper, laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

36.9 x 25.9 cm (14 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lamentation over Christ; Designed by Francesco Saverio Mergolo (Italian, 1746–1786); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and wash, black chalk on off-white laid paper, laid down; 36.9 x 25.9 cm (14 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-5668

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