Recto: The Descent from the Cross
Verso: Separate Study of Christ descending from the Cross


  • Title

    Recto: The Descent from the Cross
    Verso: Separate Study of Christ descending from the Cross

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
    attributed to Girolamo Muziano (1532 - 1592)
    Giovanni Battista Naldini (c. 1537 - 1591)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1552 - 1591
  • Material and technique

    red chalk on off-white paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 26.2 x 16.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by a Body of Subscribers, 1846.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 415

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980), App.2.415

Joannides, Paul, The Drawings of Michelangelo and His Followers in the Ashmolean Museum (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 112

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