Marcantonio Raimondi

Italy, b.c. 1480, d.c. 1534

The Deposition

  • c. 1520
  • Engraving
  • 421 x 291mm
  • L79/406

Marcantonio Raimondi established an influential print workshop in Rome in 1513 in partnership with the celebrated Italian painter Raphael. Raimondi’s engraving of Jesus’s close friends and followers removing his body from the cross relates to three drawings for an uncompleted painting by Raphael.

(Out of Time, 23 September 2023 – 28 April 2024)

Compare British Museum numbers 1910,0212.326 and V,5.40

Exhibition History