Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Descent from the Cross

Descent from the Cross

The composition of the figures is based on Rogier van der Weyden's The Descent from the Cross, in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (2825)

Joos van Cleve, Netherlandish (active Antwerp and France), first documented 1511, died 1540/41

Geography:
Made in Netherlands (historical name, 15th-16th century), Europe

Date:
c. 1517-1520

Medium:
Oil on panel

Dimensions:
45 3/4 × 49 7/8 inches (116.2 × 126.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 217, European Art 1100-1500, second floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 373

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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