Flagellation

Riddick collection No. 71 – Summary of an unpublished Spanish pax depicting the Flagellation, here attributed to the Circle of Francisco de Alfaro, early 17th century.

A Remarkable Florentine Pax

An exceptional pax featuring a Madonna and Child group here attributed to Maso di Bartolomeo after a design by Luca della Robbia. A discussion on the early typology for architecturally inspired pax frames is also explored.

Michelangelo’s Pieta in Bronze

A popular pax after Michelangelo’s Pieta for Vittoria Colonna and a Deposition pax are here suggested as the product of Ludovico and/or Jacopo del Duca while a later variant of Michelangelo’s Pieta, formed as a pax, is given to a Venetian workshop active in the first part of the 17th century.