The Dead Christ on the tomb with angels

The Dead Christ on the tomb with angels

Purchased from Signor Tombola in 1884 for £1 7s 6d

Original:

The Dead Christ on the tomb with angels
Unidentified Venetian sculptor
1493/4
Bronze
On the High Altar of the Basilica di Sant'Antonio, Padua, Italy

This relief is almost certainly the tabernacle door for the High Altar which was ordered from Venice in 1493, and for which the last payment is recorded in 1494.