Albrecht Dürer, 'The Large Passion: The Deposition'

Albrecht Dürer, 'The Large Passion: The Deposition'

Albrecht Dürer (1471 -1528)
'The Large Passion: The Deposition'
Germany
About 1496 -7
Woodcut
Museum no. E.709-1940
Bequeathed by Miss Alice G.E.Carthew

Three men lift Christ 's body to place it in the tomb. The wound in his side still bleeds. In the right hand corner, Christ 's mother Mary sits immobilised by her sorrow.