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The Deposition From the Cross
The Deposition From the Cross
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
22.1 x 16.3 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36375
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Mourners gathered around the body of Christ beneath the cross.

Mourning men have taken Christ down from the cross in a barren landscape with two trees and a wooden cross. Four distressed women wail as they gaze at the dead nude body. Crown of thorns nearby.