Jesus Christ descends into Limbo

Bernadino Poccetti, Artist

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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This record represents a work in a series and has related works.
Measurements
280 x 390mm
Media
pen, sepia ink and wash
Description
Drawing in sepia tones. Landscape format. Jesus Christ atop a cloud surrounded by figures, many with their arms outstretched toward him. Text on the lower right corner reads "Jiesu Cristo scende Nel Limbo". The image is from a series of drawings 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
1922

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Accession Number:
1922/1/28

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