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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Entombment from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 3/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.79625 cm x 18.0975 cm; sheet: 4 5/8 in x 2 15/16 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.46125 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, lwr. r. (printed within image): 1512 / AD ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, upp. l. (pencil): WATERMARK M62 / MEDER A OR B ; verso, upp. r. (stamp and pencil): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. l. (pencil): CdePH015 ; verso, lwr. l. (pencil): Hopf[?] ; verso, lwr. l. (stmpa, black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, upp. r. (pencil): Mll[ill. very faint]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4m
Credit Line:Anonymous Loan
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Bound in book with total of 16 engravings of scenes from the passion. Bound by the owner in handcrafted paper. The body of Christ is placed in a tomb while several people, including St. John, St. Veronica, Mary Magdalen, and the Virgin Mary, look on.

Tags:
Christianity; tombs; virgins; saints

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