The Entombment

The Entombment
The Entombment
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1470
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
28.8 x 42.6 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Sotheby's n. 58a, 12/11/73;
LR verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 4)

Accession Number:
1985.1.430
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Christ, carried hammock-style between two straining men, to the opening of a cave in which an altar-shaped sarcophagus stands. The group is composed of ten grieving figures, including the swooning Virgin and the praying St. John.

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