Title Page, Drawings of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Bernadino Poccetti, Previously attributed to;  Italian School, Attributed to; 

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in 17th century. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Object Detail

This record represents a series and has related works.
515 x 616 x 30mm
pen, sepia ink and wash on paper
Drawing in sepia tones. The centre of the composition is occupied by a shield topped with a crown. The shield bears an inscription identifying the title of the work and the artist. The inscription reads: I.N.R.I. Figure della Passione di nostro signore Jesui Cristo facte [?] da Bernardino Poceti. To the left of the shield is an adult female figure with four young children. To the right sits a draped figure. He holds a book in his right hand and a cross in his left hand.

The drawing is the title page of a set of works depicting the Passion of Christ.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased on behalf of the Gallery by Mr and Mrs J.A. Neame, 1922.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
Jun 1920



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