Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR64.6
People
Johann Michael Rottmayr, German (1654 - 1730)
Title
Deposition from the Cross
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
18th century
Culture
Austrian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222991
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
108.2 x 65.2 cm (42 5/8 x 25 11/16 in.)
frame: 122.5 x 79.5 x 8.5 cm (48 1/4 x 31 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Provenance
[A. S. Drey Gallery, New York, NY (?-1964), sold]; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1964.

Notes:
The painting was purchased along with a certificate of authenticity by Dr. Hermann Voss, Munich, Germany dated July 8, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase in memory of Eda K. Loeb
Accession Year
1964
Object Number
BR64.6
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Publication History

Patrick J. Kelleher, "College Museum Notes", Art Journal, College Art Association of America (New York, NY, Autumn 1964), vol. 24, no. 1, p. 54, fig. 5

Edward A. Maser, German and Austrian Painting of the Eighteenth Century, exh. cat., David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art (Chicago, IL, 1978), pp. 44, cat. no. 29 p. 44, repr. p. 18 as pl. 2

Erich Hubala, "Rottmayrs Altarbilder in der Ehemaligen Dorotheenkirche zu Wien", Wiener Jahrbuch fur Kunstgeschichte (Vienna, Austria, 1980), vol. 33, pp. 163-173, pp. 170-172

Erich Hubala, Johann Michael Rottmayr, Herold Verlag (Vienna, Austria, 1981), no. G19 p. 182, repr. as pl. 142

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 128, fig. 430, ill. p. 168

Exhibition History

German and Austrian Painting of the Eighteenth Century, David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, 04/20/1978 - 06/11/1978

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu