The Sopetrán Lamentation in wood

A theatre box in wood, the Sopetrán Lamentation is a stunning 15th-century sculpture from Spain.

Sopetrán Lamentation, c. 1480, painted and gilded wood, 210.8 x 123.2 x 34.3 cm, originally part of an altarpiece at the Benedictine monastery at Sopetrán, Castile-La Mancha, Spain (The Cloisters, New York). Speakers: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth HarrisExpand renaissance initiative logo

Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris, "The Sopetrán Lamentation in wood," in Smarthistory, October 16, 2020, accessed May 27, 2024,