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  • Lamentation Group, dated 1487
    Italian (Faenza), probably made for a Franciscan church or convent near Faenza
    Tin–glazed earthenware (majolica); H. 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm), L. 64 in. (162.6 cm)
    Inscribed on a shield within a wreath at the front of Christ's bier: / his
    Inscribed: MCCCCLXXXVII
    Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.26a–h)

    The figures expressing their grief around the figure of the dead Christ are, left to right, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of Christ flanked by her two sisters, Saint John, and Joseph of Arimathea.

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  • Lamentation Group, dated 1487
    Italian (Faenza), probably made for a Franciscan church or convent near Faenza
    Tin-glazed earthenware (majolica); H. 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm), L. 64 in. (162.6 cm)
    Inscribed on a shield within a wreath at the front of Christ's bier: / his
    Inscribed: MCCCCLXXXVII
    Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.26a-h)

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