The Entombment of Christ.
 Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610

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Title:The Entombment of Christ
Notes:A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture, https://thevcs.org/birth-church/descent-ascent.
Date:ca. 1600-1604
Artist:Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610
Building:Vatican Museums
Object/Function:Painting
Country:Vatican City

Scripture:John 18:1-19:42
Person as Subject:Mary Magdalene (Biblical figure)
Mary, the mother of Jesus (Biblical figure)
John, the Apostle (Biblical figure)
Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AHoly05
BHoly05
CHoly05
General Subject:Visual Commentary on Scripture
Passion of Jesus Christ: Deposition of Christ

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Attribution:Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610. The Entombment of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=57355 [retrieved April 16, 2024]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Entombment_of_Christ-Caravaggio_(c.1602-3).jpg.
Record Number:57355 Last Updated: 2022-02-17 15:23:21 Record Created: 2020-02-07 09:29:09
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition