The Lament at the Cross
Bondone, Giotto di (Italian 1266 or 1267-1337) former attribution. School of Giotto
Crucifixion scene, Mary the mother of Jesus is dressed in red with a dark blue mantle; Saint John the Evangelist, wears gray-blue and a pink cloak. Mary Magdalene, kneeling and clutching the cross, is cloaked in a red dress is holding onto the cross.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst through A. Seligmann, Rey & Company from the Ludwig Behr Sale, Munich, June 29, 1933 for $288; sold at Gimbel Bros. Inc. 1941 for $361.
Long Island University For information on reproductions for academic publishing or commercial use, contact Digital Initiatives Photo Services, 516-299-3504 or email Post-Digislide@liu.edu.
Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1059, Album 19, p. 1a.