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The Entombment, by Simon Vouet

Image attached to PD.8-1959

An image of The Entombment. Vouet, Simon (French, 1590-1649). Oil on panel, height, 56.5, cm, width, 41.5, cm, circa 1635-1638. Probable dates. Production Note: Possibly a modello for the painting commissioned by Pierre Seguier several versions of which are known, but of which the principal one generally is considered that in Epinal, Musée des Beaux-Arts (no. 32).

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The Entombment. Vouet, Simon (French, 1590-1649). Oil on panel, height, 56.5, cm, width, 41.5, cm, circa 1635-1638. Probable dates. Production Note: Possibly a modello for the painting commissioned by Pierre Seguier several versions of which are known, but of which the principal one generally is considered that in Epinal, Musée des Beaux-Arts (no. 32).

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  • Accession Number: PD.8-1959
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 763 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 656.44kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:21 11:38:58

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17th Century angels Baroque biblical burial Christ Christianity crucified crucifixion crying dead Dead Christ death Easter entombment Fitz_PDP French Jesus lamentation lamenting Magdalen Mary Magdalene modello mourners mourning New Testament oil on panel painting religion religious saints Saviour Simon Vouet sorrow stigmata Virgin Mary Vouet winged wings

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