The Deposition


  • Title

    The Deposition

  • Artist/maker

    attributed to Dirck Barendsz (1534 - 1592)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1549 - 1592
  • Material and technique

    black chalk, with brown and grey wash, heightened with white (oxidised), squared for transfer, on laid paper (laid down on washed mount)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 35.1 x 39.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Judson, Richard Jay, Dirck Barendsz. 1534-1592 (Amssterdam / Van Gendt, 1970)

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