The Lamentation of Christ

Oil on panel | 35.5 x 42.9cm | c. 1510 - c. 1515

Colijn de Coter

Here the artist ‘zoomed in’ on the faces of the dead Christ and his grieving disciples. The painting is thus both intimate and confrontational. This made it easier for believers to identify with Christ’s suffering and the Virgin’s sorrow. The man on ...
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