The Entombment

Oil on paper mounted on oak | 17.5 x 12.1cm | c. 1550

German (after Martin Schongauer )

Christ's dead body is lowered gently into his tomb. Mary Magdalene and two other women mourn him; Saint John the Evangelist, who was present at the Crucifixion, kneels beside the Virgin Mary, his back to the viewer. The other men are Joseph of Arimat...
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