(Brussels 1450-1539/40) Joseph of Arimathea removing the body of Christ from the cross, while Mary receives it, accompanied by John on the side. Oil on wood, panel cradled. 105 x 72,5 cm. - Ascribed by an expert opinion from 1960. This painting is a frequently repeated composition after a lost original by Rogier van der Weyden, cf. M. J. Friedländer, Die Altniederländische Malerei, Vol. II, Leiden 1934, p. 123f., No. 97.
In our upcoming summer auction on 26 & 27 July 2019