The Entombment of Christ card

The Entombment of Christ

WAG 2792

Currently not on display


The dead body of Christ is being lifted on to a carved stone tomb against a mountainous landscape. On our left is Mary Magdalene with long wavy red-hair & wearing an orange drapery. In the centre Virgin Mary in red dress & blue cloak is half-fainting and on the right a grey-haired man wearing a red and white striped shift is manipulating the shroud on which Christ's body lies. 4 other people in the painting including the young St. John the Evangelist.