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Pietà, or the "Christ of Caprarola"


Annibale Carracci



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Pietà, or the 'Christ of Caprarola', Annibale Carracci
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Medium: Prints | Etching, engraving and drypoint
Size: 4 7/8 x 6 7/16 in. (12.38 x 16.35 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Date and InscriptionSee signed at bottom edge, in the plate: [Annibal Caracius in fe. Caprarole. 1597. Nico Van Aelst for.]; on back, in brown ink: [Mariette 1667]
Physical Description: crucified Jesus reclined next to seated Mary, comforted by another woman behind her; two other figures at L examine wound in Jesus' PR hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Winton Jones Endowment Fund for Prints and Drawings
Accession Number: 2010.45.3
Artist: Annibale Carracci, Italian (Bologna), 1560 - 1609
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian (Bologna)
Life Dates: Italian (Bologna), 1560 - 1609
Added to Site: June 19, 2010