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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Entombment from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
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

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.

Christianity; tombs; virgins; saints

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