Michelangelo Buonarroti
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Dead Christ. After 1550

Wood, wax
64×58 cm
Relief
Берлин Инв.№269
ЗС-979

This wax relief depicting Descent from the Cross has an absurdly naive fake Michelangelo signature ("M.o. Buonа. ti. 1495"). It came to the Berlin Museums from Kunstkamera, Brandenburg Electors old collection that dates to the 17th century.

Browse the item on the Department of Conservation website.

The item participates in the restoration project "Donatello and Other Renaissance Masters".

  • Relief
  • Wood, wax
    64×58 cm
  • At the PMFA since 1946
    Берлин Инв.№269
  • ЗС-979
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Michelangelo Buonarroti

1475–1564