This is the right wing of an altarpiece, the central panel of which depicts the Crucifixion. This painting shows Christ descending from the Cross, while the left wing shows Christ led from the Praetorium.


  • Title: The Deposition: Right Hand Panel
  • Creator: Master of Delft
  • Date Created: about 1510
  • Physical Dimensions: 102 x 49.4 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil with some egg tempera on oak
  • School: Netherlandish
  • More Info: Explore the National Gallery’s paintings online
  • Inventory number: NG2922.3
  • Artist Dates: active early 16th century
  • Artist Biography: Both the 'Scenes from the Passion' in the Collection and the wings of a composite altarpiece (private collection, Cologne) indicate that this painter was working in Delft in the early 16th century, hence the name. The Master of Delft may also have been employed on woodcuts for book illustrations.
  • Acquisition Credit: Presented by Earl Brownlow, 1913

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