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Giotto: The Lamentation

Giotto ca. 1267 – 1337

The Lamentation

fresco (200 × 185 cm) — 1304-06 Museum Cappella degli Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Giotto biography

This work is linked to Matthew 27:59

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One of Giotto's frescos from his series on the life and passion of Jesus, in the Arena Chapel in Padua.

After his death Jesus is mourned over by a small group of followers, among whom his mother. After that, they lay him in his grave.

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Title: Giotto: The Lamentation
Author / citation: here
First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 7 February 2009