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The Taking of Christ
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Osona, Francisco deOsona, Rodrigo de
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Osona, Francisco de
Valencia, 1465 - Valencia, 1514
Osona, Rodrigo de
Valencia, 1440 - Valencia, 1518

The Taking of Christ

Ca. 1500. Oil on panel, 126 x 84 cm.

This and five other panels at the Prado Museum (P06897, P06898, P06899, P06900, P06901), are some of the finest examples of the collaboration between Rodrigo and Francisco de Osona. They were probably designed as part of an altarpiece. The placement and physiognomy of the figures are in keeping with the style of this family of painters from Valencia. The diverse treatment of the paintings suggests the participation of some other member of their large workshop, beyond Rodrigo and his son, Francisco. Those stylistic changes are especially visible in the lower part of Jesus tunic in The Taking of Jesus (P06902), which is simpler and more hurried. The expressive intensity of the figures is characteristic of work by the Osonas, whose works were strongly dramatic in content. This is largely due to the architectural setting: large Renaissance buildings that announce the modernity of their paintings. This series of works also reveals some of the Northern sources drawn upon by these painters from Valencia, specifically, German prints by Schongauer, one of whose compositions is almost literally followed in Christ before Pontius Pilate (P06897).

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Inventory number
P06902
Author
Osona, Francisco de ; Osona, Rodrigo de
Title
The Taking of Christ
Date
Ca. 1500
Technique
Oil
Support
Panel
Dimension
High/Height: 126 cm.; Width: 84 cm.
Provenance
Counts of Casas Rojas Collection; recovery by the State, from the United Kingdom and attached to the Museo del Prado in 1983.

Bibliography +

Ángulo Íñiguez, Diego, Primitivos valencianos en Madrid DPTO. Hº ARTE DIEGO VELAZQUEZ, 1940-1941, pp. 87.

Sánchez Cantón, Francisco Javier (1891-1971)), Los grandes temas del arte cristiano en España /, Madrid Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos,, 1949.

Post, Chandler Rathfon, A history of Spanish painting, Cambridge Harvard University Press, 1958, pp. 653-654.

SOTHEBY & CO., 1982/07/09, pp. 119-121.

Museo Nacional del Prado., Museo del Prado : catálogo de las pinturas /, Madrid Museo del Prado,, 1985.

Museo Nacional del Prado., Museo del Prado : catálogo de las pinturas /, Madrid Museo del Prado,, 1985, pp. 477.

Martínez-Burgos García, Palma, Ídolos e imágenes: la controversia del arte religioso en el, Valladolid Universidad, Secretariado de PublicacionesCaja de, 1990, pp. 243 / lám. 52.

Últimas adquisiciones: 1982-1995, Madrid Museo del Prado, 1995.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: catálogo de las pinturas : 1996, Madrid Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, 1996, pp. 267.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas, Madrid Museo del PradoEspasa Calpe, 1996.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (desde 1856). Núm. 2021.
Idem 2021. Prendimiento. / T. 1,28 X 0,86 / Cat. 6902.

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Location +

Room 057 (On Display)

Update date: 27-01-2016 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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