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The Lamentation over the Dead Christ

Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

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The theme of the Lamentation is traditional, although it is not described in the Bible. It shows Mary, the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene and...

The National Gallery, London


  • Date

    about 1635

  • Medium

    Oil on paper and pieces of canvas, mounted onto oak

  • Measurements

    31.9 x 26.7 cm

  • Accession number


  • Acquisition method

    Presented by Sir George Beaumont, 1823/8


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