The Lamentation over the Dead Christ is an incomplete bronze relief sculpture of c. 1455–1460, produced in his old age by Donatello and now in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It measures 32.1 by 41.7 cm.
|Lamentation over the Dead Christ|
|Medium||Bronze cast in relief|
|Location||Victoria and Albert Museum, London|
It is generally held to be a fragment or test piece for the bronze doors commissioned from the artist for Siena Cathedral but never completed. It may be the bronze of the subject recorded as being in the cathedral's possession in 1659.