59. THE DESCENT FROM THE CROSS. Cartoon. Raphael Mengs, b. 1728, d. 1779. Loaned by Mr. George Chickering, who purchased it at Florence out of the Corsini Palace. It formerly belonged to the Rinuccini family. This very fine work is of great interest, as being the painter's last work. [P. 9; exhibited under heading: "Pictures Loaned to the Museum Expressly for This Exhibition, by Different Persons."]
Catalogue of Pictures Belonging to H.R.H. The Duke de Montpensier, and of other pictures, also loaned to the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 34 School St. 1874.