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Christ carrying the Cross and the Virgin Mary Swooning
Boccaccio Boccaccino

The painting shows Christ, the Virgin, the Holy Women and Saint John. The work was recorded in the early 16th century in the church of S. Domenico, Cremona.

If the attribution is correct, it is likely to be an early work.

The man at the extreme left in the foreground might be a self portrait.

Key facts
Artist Boccaccio Boccaccino
Artist dates before 1466 - 1525
Full title Christ carrying the Cross and the Virgin Mary Swooning
Date made about 1501
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 136.6 x 134.6 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1870
Inventory number NG806
Location in Gallery Room 2
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