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Descent into Limbo
Descent into Limbo
School Of:
Date:
ca. 1475–1480
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
42.3 x 31.4 cm
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.8
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

Christ, back to the viewer, enters the dark rocky archway descending into limbo. A man to the left holds a cross, while the three figures at the right seem to cower in fear at the noise from the demonic winged figures flying overhead blowing horns.

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