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Maker(s):Wierix, Hieronymus
Culture:Flemish (1553-1619)
Title:The Entombment from the series The Passion of Christ
Date Made:before 1619
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Mount: 12 5/16 in x 9 5/16 in; 31.3 cm x 23.7 cm; Sheet/Image: 3 7/16 in x 2 1/16 in; 8.7 cm x 5.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within plate): Et accepto corpore, Ioseph inuoluit illud in / sindone munda; et posuit illud in monumento / suo nouo, quod exciderat in Petra. Matt. 27 ; recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within plate): Hieronymus Wierx excud. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Buschere. ; INSCRIPTION: verso of secondary support, upp. ctr. (pen and brown ink): 1061
Accession Number:  MH 2010.11.1.15
Credit Line:Purchase with the Marian Hayes (Class of 1925) Art Purchase Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Christ is lowered into a tomb in a cave. In lower right corner is an ointment jar and basin beside Mary Magdalene.

Tags:
Christianity; tombs; caves

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