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Christ of Mercy between the Prophets David and Jeremiah
Cruz, Diego de la
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Cruz, Diego de la

1482, 1500

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Christ of Mercy between the Prophets David and Jeremiah

1495 - 1500. Mixed method on panel Room 052A

This devotional, eucharistic image was the central panel in the predella of an altarpiece. Christ is depicted as the Man of Sorrows with the crown of thorns and displaying the wounds of his Crucifixion. The texts on the scrolls refer to his Passion. The artist worked in Burgos, in northern Spain, and collaborated with Gil de Siloé, a sculpture by whom is shown in this room.

Technical data

Inventory number
P008125
Author
Cruz, Diego de la
Title
Christ of Mercy between the Prophets David and Jeremiah
Date
1495 - 1500
Technique
Mixed method
Support
Panel
Dimension
Height: 60.2 cm.; Width: 93.6 cm.
Provenance
Bequest of Várez Fisa Family, 2013

Bibliography +

Exposición Internacional (1929. Barcelona), Catálogo histórico bibliográfico de la Exposición Internacional de Barcelona, [s.n.], Barcelona, 1931, pp. 260. Sala XX n.1572.

Sotheby's London, 1958. 26-11, pp. n.119.

Gudiol, J., El pintor Diego de la Cruz, Goya, 70, 1966, pp. 208-217.

Silva, Pilar, Diego de la Cruz en el Museo del Prado, Boletín del Museo del Prado, IX, Madrid, 1988, pp. 44-60.

Silva, Pilar, Pintura hispanoflamenca: Burgos y Palencia: obras en tabla, II, Junta de Castilla y León, Valladolid, 1990, pp. 391-392 fg.88.

Martens. D, Diego de la Cruz cuarenta años después de su redescubrimiento: balance de las investigaciones y nuevas propuestas., Goya: Revista de Arte, 283-284, 2001, pp. 208-222.

Silva, Pilar, Donación Várez Fisa, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2013, pp. 38-39 n.13.

Silva, Pilar, Diego de la Cruz 'Cristo de Piedad entre los profetas David y Jeremías' En: Museo Nacional del Prado. Memoria de actividades 2013, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2014, pp. 54-56.

Alba, L. García-Máiquez, J. Gayo, M. D. Jover, M. Silva, P., Las prácticas artísticas de los pintores ''hispanoflamencos'' en la Corona de Castilla en el siglo XV, Boletín del Museo del Prado, XXXII, 2014, pp. 122-147 [139].

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2852.

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Location +

Room 052A (On Display)

Expuesto

Displayed objects +

Objects from Christ's Passion

Update date: 25-07-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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