Search the Collections

The Entombment
The Entombment
Artist:
Date:
early 1470 s
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 326 x 438 mm (12 13/16 x 17 1/4 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.9
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

Exhibition History:

CPLH, From Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Acquisitions of the AFGA, 1998-2007, 23 June - 7 Oct 2007.

The limp body of the dead Christ on a sheet is carried by two men and a woman to his tomb, with the Magdelan, arms outstretched in disbelief following, while to the right of the composition the Virgin collapses in her grief and is tended to by two woman.