(b. ca. 1465, Milano, d. 1530, Milano)
Lamentation of Christ1520-25
Oil on canvas, 174 x 158 cm
Civico Museo d'Arte Antica, Castello Sforzesco, Milan
This painting was originally an altarpiece in San Barnaba, Milan, a church demolished and then rebuilt by Galeazzo Alessi in 1561. It represents an important stage of the late period of Bramantino, the most significant Lombard painter of the Renaissance, also active as an architect.