Norman Adams called himself "a sort of freelance agnostic" – he said it was his ambition to paint profoundly religious pictures, although he was not a churchgoer and held no particular religious beliefs himself.


  • Title: The Deposition
  • Creator: Norman Adams RA
  • Date Created: 1991
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Photo credit: © Royal Academy of Arts, London; photographer: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Royal Academy Picture Library number: PL008283
  • Physical dimensions: Height: 177.5 cm, width: 126.5 cm

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