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Virgin Mourning the Dead Christ:Rocky surface
Virgin Mourning the Dead Christ:Rocky surface
The artist fashioned the rocky surface using a small punch to create a rough texture, contrasting it with the high gloss of the figures' bodies and drapery.


Cesare Targone
Italian, Venice, 1586 - 1587
Finely chased embossed gold on obsidian
11 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.
84.SE.121