The Lamentation over the Dead Christ
Orazio Borgianni, Italian, 1578 - 1616
Etching on laid paper
Plate: 9 1/4 × 8 13/16 in. (23.5 × 22.4 cm)
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 13 1/8 in. (37.8 × 33.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977
Place Made: Italy, Europe
Not on view
Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: 1615 HB [in monogram]; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Mmo [mo in superscript] et Excellmo [mo in superscript] Principi D. Francisco de Castro Castri Comiti Duci Taurisani Regis Cahtholici a Conilys, ciusq . apud Summum / Pontificum Oratori; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Dulces Exuuias a morte et amore relictas / Christe tu as video, cum lachrimisq colo.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: In saxis ne quere locum: Cor amatis Sabeto: / Hic vbi plus animas, et tua membra loca.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Juxta exemplar quod tua Excell pinxit hane Imaginem a me ipso excu sam cidem. D.D.D. in perpecuum mce ergaillam scruituis obsequium / Mma Excella tuae [ae in ligature] [space to center] Additisimus Seruus / Jo: Jacomo de Rossi formis Romae [ae in ligature] alla Pace Horatius Borgiannus. [signature]
Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.
Reed & Wallace: no. 74; Barstch: vol. 17, p. 321, no. 2
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