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The four holy women lament over the dead Christ. Line engraving after Annibale Carracci.

  • Carracci, Annibale, 1560-1609.
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The four women are Mary Magdalene, Mary (mother of James the less and Joses), Salome ("who ..., when he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered unto him") and the Virgin

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 12.8 x 16.4 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 23217i

Reproduction note

This is an anonymous copy in reverse of Annibale Carracci's original 1597 etching after himself (Wellcome Library no. 23222i). Unlike the original or his brother Agostino's copy (Wellcome Library no. 23218i), the holy women all have haloes

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