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The Confraternity of Death recovering the Body of a murdered Man from the Roman Countryside (sketch)
Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste "James"
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Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste "James"

Lyon, Francia, 1823 - Orsay, Francia, 1887

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The Confraternity of Death recovering the Body of a murdered Man from the Roman Countryside (sketch)

Ca. 1863. Oil on canvas. Room 075

This is a preparatory sketch for the canvas preserved at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon (Les Frères de la mort dans la campagne de Rome, A 2975), which was presented by the artist at the Paris Salon of 1863. It shows the activity of the lay confraternity of San Giovanni Decollato, responsible in Italy for the bodies of the poor and the condemned.

Technical data

Inventory number
P007048
Author
Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste "James"
Title
The Confraternity of Death recovering the Body of a murdered Man from the Roman Countryside (sketch)
Date
Ca. 1863
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 34.5 cm.; Width: 74.5 cm.
Provenance
Acquired from Pedro Alarcón, S.A., 1984

Bibliography +

Últimas adquisiciones : 1982-1995 / [texto Teresa Posada Kubissa], Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1995.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas, III, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1996, pp. nº2065.

Díez, J.L. (dir.), Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado: catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 100.

Inscriptions +

JAMES BERTRAND
Signed. Front, lower left corner

LAOBRANOTIENETRANSCRIPCIONES

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Location +

Room 075 (On Display)

Expuesto

Displayed objects +

Crucifix

Update date: 15-07-2021 | Registry created on 01-03-2016

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