'The Entombment', plaquette Andrea Briosco

'The Entombment', plaquette Andrea Briosco

'The Entombment'
Plaquette
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (1470-1532)
Italy (Padua)
1450-1500
Bronze
Museum no. 6979-1860

This composition exists in a number of examples. It bears close resemblance to the monumental bronze candlestick Riccio made for the Basilica of St Anthony, Padua, from which he developed many of his small bronzes.