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

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

c. 1517-1520

Oil on panel

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

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor (Dorrance Galleries)

Accession Number:
Cat. 373

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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