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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Entombment from the series Large Passion
Date Made:1496-1497
Materials:Woodcut, hand-colored with watercolor and gilding
Place Made:Europe; Germany; Bavaria; Nuremberg
Measurements:sheet: 15 3/8 in x 11 in; 39.0525 cm x 27.94 cm; image: 15 1/4 in x 10 7/8 in; 38.735 cm x 27.6225 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: verso, lwr. l. (stamp, brown ink): V.M. [with rectangular outline] ; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed w/in image): AD
Accession Number:  MH 1962.17.N.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. M. W. Thompson
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

In the upper left is the hill with the empty cross and path leading down to the foreground where a procession of people carry the body of Christ to a tomb partly visible in the middle ground to the right.

Christianity; tombs; deaths; biblical

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