North Italian 15th or 16th Century
Christ Taken Down from the Cross
late 15th - early 16th century
bronze (medium brown patina)
without loop: 6.9 x 5.1 cm (2 11/16 x 2 in)
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.