The Entombment

Artist: Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)

Date: ca. 1656–57

Medium: Pen and brown ink

Dimensions: 3 7/16 x 6 1/8 in. (8.8 x 15.6 cm.)

Classification: Drawings

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1961

Accession Number: 61.123.1


The drawing is late and is very probably from a study for The Lamentation in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.