(b. ca. 1460, Milano, d. 1525, Pavia)

Lamentation over the Dead Christ

c. 1509
Oil on wood, 178 x 163 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Solari studied the art of Leonardo in depth, retaining some of the master's motifs and the sweetness of his expressions. The attitude of St John in this Lamentation is a tribute to the archangel of Leonardo's Virgin of the Rocks.