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The Entombment: 1518a

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Current Location: In storage


The Entombment


Painter: Master of the S. Ursula Legend




These two pictures (see no. 1518b) are on the inner and outer sides of the right wing of a triptych.


History note: Wynne Ellis sold Christie's, 27 May 1876 (48), bt. Sir Henry Thompson, Bart., father of the donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 31.7 cm
Width: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart


The left wing of the triptych, 'The Crucifixion, with an Abbot Saint', is part of the Johnson Collection, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 322a)

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Grisaille oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1518a
Primary reference Number: 1656
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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