An examination of Antonio Gentili’s reworking of Guglielmo della Porta’s models and proposed attributions for several reliefs and paxes.
The most popular devotional image of Christ, ca. 1600, here attributed to Jacob Cornelis Cobaert after a design by Guglielmo della Porta.
Examining two rare Lombard paxes inspired by German designs or borrowed from reliefs of German origin.
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.