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The Lamentation of the Virgin
  • Marcantonio Raimondi
    circa 1470/1482–1527/1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • The Lamentation of the Virgin, late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 312 x 223 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0133
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A female figure (identified as The Virgin) stands over a dead male figure (identified as Christ) with her arms outstreched and palms facing upwards. Her eyes stare towards heaven.