The Dead Christ with Angels
This painting is part of the group: Laderchi Altarpiece, S. Domenico, Faenza

This panel formed a lunette above the central panel of an altarpiece, showing the Baptism of Christ. Together they formed the altarpiece at the Laderchi chapel in S. Domenico, Faenza.

Christ, wearing the crown of thorns and displaying the wound inflicted on his side during the Crucifixion, is seen supported by two angels upon a tomb.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1499; died 1532
Full title
The Dead Christ with Angels
Group
Date made
1514
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
98.1 x 202.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1924
Inventory number
NG3892.2
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Laderchi Altarpiece, S. Domenico, Faenza

Painting
Francesco Zaganelli
1514
Francesco Zaganelli, The Baptism of Christ