Lamentation over the dead body of Christ

Artist: Ali Reza Abbasi , after Perugino
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, early 17th century
Color and gold on paper
H x W: 21 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in)
Iran, Isfahan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Manuscript folio

death, Iran, Jesus Christ, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre, Mme. Maria Sarre. Katalog der Austellung im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut. Frankfurt am Main. .
  • Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre, Eugen Mittwoch. Zeichnungen von Riza Abbasi. Munich. p. 3, fig. 2.
  • Ernst Kuhnel. Islamique Miniaturmalerei. Berlin. p. 61, pl. 82.
  • Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre. Eine Persische Kopie von Peruginos Beweinung Christi. vol. 17 Berlin. pp. 257-64.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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