- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Giovanni Battista Crosato, Italian (1686 - 1758 Venice, Italy)
Previously attributed to Carlo Innocenzo Carlone, Italian (Scaria 1668 - 1775 Como)
- The Descent from the Cross
- Work Type
- 17th-18th century
- Italian, Lombard
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on canvas
- 88.3 x 73 cm (34 3/4 x 28 3/4 in.)
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Denman W. Ross
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings of G. B. Tiepolo: Including Pictures by His Pupils and Followers Wrongly Attributed to Him, checklist, Phaidon Press Limited (London, 1962), p. 62, as "The Deposition from the Cross"
Anna Palluchini, L'opera Completa di Giambattista Tiepolo, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, 1968), p. 136 as "La Desposizione"
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 248 [as 18th century Venice]
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), pp. 101, 356, repr. b/w cat. no. 770
Massimo Gemin and Filippo Pedrocco, Giambattista Tiepolo: I dipinti, Opera completa, Arsenale (Venice, 1993), pp. 512-513, cat. no. 63, repr. p. 512
Giuseppe Pavanello, Schedule Settecentesche: Da Tiepolo a Canova, Arte in Friuli, Arte a Trieste, Edizioni Della Laguna (1999), 18-19, pp. 53-114, p. 79, fig. 38, repr.
Denis Ton, Giambattista Crosato: Pittore del Rococò Europeo, Scripta Edizioni (Verona, 2012), pp. 302-304, cat. no. 49, repr. p. 302
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