[The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre.]
Published March 25.th 1775 by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside London.
Mezzotint with large margins. Plate 508 x 369mm (20 x 14½") Damaged; repaired tear to lower left of image.
The dead Christ, propped in a sitting position in a landscape, with St John leaning inwards on the left holding a torch, the Magdalen crouching on the right, dipping one hand into a pot of ointment to anoint the body, the Virgin behind, clasping her hands together in sorrow, and Joseph of Arimathea standing beside a cherub on the right.
From Houghton Gallery. Ref: Whitman 188.
[Ref: 31115] £190.00