The Entombment of Christ with the Virgin Mary, Saint John, Nicodemus, and Joseph of Arimathea
- German or South Netherlandish
- Wood, polychromy, gilding
- Overall: 19 1/2 x 15 5/16 x 3 3/4in. (49.5 x 38.9 x 9.5cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1907
- Accession Number:
In this Lamentation and Entombment scene, the frail attenuated body of Christ is laid into the tomb by Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea, as the Virgin Mary, supported by Saint John, looks on. Christ’s body is tilted toward the viewers so that they, too, may share in the sorrow of the moment.