Corpus of Christ, between 1400 and 1410

  • Francesco da Valdambrino, Italian, active 1401 - died 1435

Willow with polychrome decoration

  • Overall: 47 × 40 × 11 3/4 inches (119.4 × 101.6 × 29.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

26.124

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W251

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Polychromy
  • Willow
  • Sculpture
  • Figure (representation)
  • Crucifix
  • Tuscany
  • Christ
  • Crucifixion

1926, (Valluntini and Bocchino, Florence, Italy); 1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Darr, A.P. "A Valintiner Legacy: Italian Sculpture in Detroit." Apollo 124 (December 1986): pp. 478-479. Scultura Dipinta: Maestri di Legname e Pittori a Siena. Exh. cat., Pinacoteca Nazionale. Siena, 1987, cat. no. 36, p. 145. Moskowitz, Anita F. "A Sienese Crucifix: Context and Attribution." Bulletin of the DIA 64, no. 4 (1989): pp. 41-53. Baracchini, Clara. Scultura Lignea: Lucca 1200-1425, Florence. Florence 1995, p. 178. Mariangiulia Burresi, ed. Sacre Passioni. Scultura Lignea a Pisadal XII al XV Secolo. Exh. cat. Milan, 2000, pp. 208, 215 (figs. 30, 31). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Boström, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols. London, 2002, I, cat. 66.

attributed to Francesco da Valdambrino, Corpus of Christ, between 1400 and 1410, willow with polychrome decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 26.124.