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Christ is laid into a tomb. Lithograph by M. Fanoli after E.R. Wehnert, 1849.

Wehnert, Edward Henry, 1813-1868.
Date
1 June 1849

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Bible. N.T. Matthew 27.57-60; Mark 15.46; Luke 23.53. John 19.38-42. Joseph of Arimathaea is the Hebraic figure bearing Christ on the left. Mary Magdalene holds Christ's hand; Nicodemus holds his feet. The figure in the top centre may be John the Evangelist. No figure is readily identifiable as the Virgin, though there are three women

Publication/Creation

London (137 Regent St.) : Hering & Remington for the Society for the Distribution of Religious Prints, 1 June 1849 (Day & son, lithrs. to the Queen)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 33.1 x 44.1 cm

Lettering

And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth. And laid it in his own tomb, which he had hewn out of the rock. St. Matthew XXVII. 59.60. Drawn by E.H. Wehnert. Lithographed by M. Fanoli. EHW. 1849

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23239i

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