Jacopo Palma il Giovane
Lamentation over the Dead Christ
oil on canvas
156.2 x 226.4 cm (61-1/2 x 89-1/8 in)
Casa Grimani, Venice, Italy; sold to Marc'Antonio Hercolani [1709-1772] or Filippo Hercolani [1736-1810] in 1762; by inheritance to Astorre Hercolani [1779-1828], Bologna; sold on 28 April 1836 probably to (Sir John Charles Robinson [1824–1913]);  Sir Frederick Lucas Cook [1844-1920], 2nd Bart., Doughty House, Surrey, England, by 1913; by inheritance to Sir Herbert Frederick Cook [1868-1939], 3rd Bart.. Doughty House; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 10 March 1949; gift 1961 to the Seattle Art Museum, no. 61.163.  From the Hercolani Archive, Bologna, b.16. The Hercolani Archive is still privately owned by the family in Bologna. According to the Archive, the painting was valued 150 liras by Petroni and 120 liras by Guizzardi. The painting is mentioned as part of the Hercolani Collection in the 1774 volume by L. Crespi "Descrizione delle scolture et architetture della citta e sobborghi di Pescia e della Toscana."