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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Sketchbook Folio, "The Crucifixion, Study after Ludovica Carracci", 1821–22

type: Sketchbook folio

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Christ on Cross, great mass of seemingly nude figures at lower third of sheet; bearded male figure holds knife. God the Father at upper left with weeping angel below him; at upper right are two angels. Above Christ's head is plaque, and two tombstones at lower left have simulated inscriptions.


Felice Giani


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design