Lamentation over the Dead Christ with Saints (Botticelli)
|Type||Tempera on panel|
|Dimensions||107 cm × 71 cm (42 in × 28 in)|
|Location||Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan|
The Lamentation over the Dead Christ with Saints is a painting of the Lamentation of Christ by the Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli, dated between 1490-1495. It is housed in the Museo Poldi Pezzoli of Milan.
The composition is pyramidal, with tightly connected figures. At the same times, it evocates the shape of a cross, culminating in Joseph of Arimathea, who shows the crown of thorns and the nails.
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