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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.112
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
The Lamentation
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
17th century
Culture
Flemish?
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219274
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas (brunaille)
Dimensions
32.7 x 27.6 cm (12 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: back and edge of frame, paper, black ink, printed: [four identical labels:] 18 MAY 95 / Sale 8150 / Lot 145
  • label: back of frame, paper, black ink, handwritten: [partial label with decorative printed border:] P 3[ ]
  • label: back of frame, paper, blue ink, printed: 9158D
  • inscription: back of frame, black felt-tip?, handwritten: 683
  • label: back of frame, paper, black ink, typed and handwritten: Flemish school (circa 1550) / Pieta. The dead Christ lies at the foot of / the cross, supported by the Virgin with St. / John and the Magdalen, and St. / Anne. / Rocky landscape background. / From the collection of Count A. De Bachoue de / Barraute. / [handwritten:] Meatyard Gallery / London
  • label: back of frame, paper, black ink, printed and handwritten: [printed:] Ref. # [handwritten:] JE103 / [printed:] Line # [handwritten:] 4
Provenance
Count de Bachone de Barrante. James Graham, by descent [1]; to Robert C. Graham, by descent; to Edith A. Graham, New York, 1994, sold [through Christie's, New York, May 18,1995, lot 145]; to [Vermeer Associates Limited, Ontario], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004

Notes
[1] It is not clear whether Robert C. Graham inherited the painting from his father James Graham, or his brother James Graham. Robert and his brother ran the gallery James Graham and Sons.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Special Purchase Fund in honor of Lillie and Edward C. Johnson, 3d
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.112
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Framed oil painting in monochrome painted so as to resemble a gilded bronze relief.

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