Artist Valentine Green, English, 1739-1813
Artist after Lodovico Carracci, Italian, 1555-1619
Artist after George Farinton, English, 1752-1788
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Entombment of Christ
Date 1775
Medium mezzotint in ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 19 7/8 × 14 1/2 inches (50.5 × 36.8 cm)
Sheet: 25 3/4 × 19 3/4 inches (65.4 × 50.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S558
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Ludovico Caracci pinxit. | George Farington delint.
Inscribed, lower center: John Boydell excudit 1775
Inscribed, lower right: Val: Green Engraver to his Majesty fecit.
Inscribed, center bottom margin: THE PLACING CHRIST IN THE SEPULCHRE. | In the Gallery at Houghton. | Published March 25th, 1775 by John Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London.
May 1885, (H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.];
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)