(b. ca. 1487, Ferrara, d. after 1524, Ferrara)

Mourning the Dead Christ

c. 1522
Oil on wood transferred to aluminum panel, 241 x 182 cm
Galleria Borghese, Rome

The paintings of the Ferrarese Renaissance share a particularly sensitive observation of nature and the expressive features of the landscape, which play a role in the picture, as in the dramatic Mourning the Dead Christ by Ortolano.