DAVID, Gerard
(b. ca. 1460, Oudewater, d. 1523, Bruges)

Lamentation

c. 1510
Oil on panel, 58 x 48 cm
Private collection

Although it has no basis in scripture, the depiction of the Lamentation had been established in western art since the 13th century. David treated the subject and the closely related Deposition on a number of occasions.




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