Close

Fullscreen
  • Gallery



Tooltip
  • Related Artworks

Vir Dolorum

Artist: Verrocchio, Andrea del
(Florence 1435 – 1488 Venice)

Date: ca. 1470
Medium: terracotta, with some paint residues
Dimensions: 95 x 48 x 27 cm
Classification: sculpture
Inventory Number: 51.937
Department: Sculpture

Buy a sample print Shop
+Description

Vir Dolorum

The terracotta figure of Christ, which was originally painted, is shown rising from his tomb, pointing at his side wound. His long, curly hair and the sorrowful expression of his bearded face fits well in the series of Christ-images produced by the great master of Florentine Quattrocento, Andrea del Verrocchio; the Christ and St Thomas group in the Florentine Or San Michele or a terracotta bust of Christ in a New York private collection can be mentioned as examples.