At the Sepulchre

Ford Madox Brown


Wood engraving by Thomas Bolton

4 ¼ x 3 ¾ inches

An illustration in Catherine Winkworth’s Lyra Germanica, p. 38.

Brown’s version of The Deposition, an image that draws heavily on Trecento and Quattrocento prototypes and explicitly invokes the visual conventions of art before Raphael.

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