The Entombment, between 1521 and 1887

  • Dutch
  • Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, 1494-1533

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 5/8 × 3 inches (11.7 × 7.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S710.12

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mourning
  • Christianity
  • Men
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Christ
  • Entombment

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, dated in plate, lower left corner: [Leyden monogram (L)] 1521

Provenance

November 1887, purchased from dealer (Lyons, France). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

See Bartsch VII 43-56 and Hollstein 43-56 for the Lucas van Leyden's after which this is copied.

Rights Status

Dutch; after Lucas van Leyden, The Entombment, between 1521 and 1887, etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S710.12.