Entombment of Christ, 1775

  • John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Lodovico Carracci, Italian, 1555-1619
  • George Farinton, English, 1752-1788
  • Valentine Green, English, 1739-1813

Mezzotint in ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 19 7/8 × 14 1/2 inches (50.5 × 36.8 cm) Sheet: 25 3/4 × 19 3/4 inches (65.4 × 50.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Ludovico Caracci pinxit. | George Farington delint. Inscribed, lower center: John Boydell excudit 1775 Inscribed, lower right: Val: Green Engraver to his Majesty fecit. Inscribed, center bottom margin: THE PLACING CHRIST IN THE SEPULCHRE. | In the Gallery at Houghton. | Published March 25th, 1775 by John Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London.

May 1885, (H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.]

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Valentine Green; after Lodovico Carracci; after George Farinton, Entombment of Christ, 1775, mezzotint in ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S558.