After a model by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Overall: 10 7/16 × 11 1/4 in. (26.5 × 28.6 cm)
Edith Perry Chapman Fund, 1955
Not on view
This scene is a replica of one of a series of reliefs on the bronze grille by Pietro Francavilla that encloses the Stone of Unction in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, commissioned by Grand Duke Ferdinando I de' Medici in 1588. Fra Domenico Portigiani was paid in 1596 for the casting of relief on the grille.
Artist: Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris) Date: ca. 1773Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; ten soft-paste porcelain plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble; velvet (not original)Accession: 58.75.44On view in:Gallery 529