HEEMSKERCK, Maerten van
(b. 1498, Heemskerck, d. 1574, Haarlem)
Lamentation of Christ1540-43
Oil on wood, 78,5 x 67,5 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest
The painting was executed a few years after the artist's journey in Italy, and it shows the influence of Michelangelo. However, the Netherlandish painter, true to his heritage, is unable to resist the allure of the innumerable minor details.