descent from the cross

descent from the cross
A picture representing Christ being taken down from the cross
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  • Descent from the Cross — Rosso Fiorentino (1521, Volterra Cathedral) The Descent from the Cross (Greek: Ἀποκαθήλωσις, Apokathelosis), or Deposition of Christ, is the scene, as depicted in art, from the Gospels accounts of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus taking Christ… …   Wikipedia

  • Descent from the cross —    Pontius Pilate granted permission to Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus to remove Christ s body from the cross for burial. The Descent from the Cross shows the moment when this task is carried out by the two men. One of the most remarkable… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • The Descent from the Cross (van der Weyden) — The Descent from the Cross c. 1435. Oil on oak panel, 220cm × 262 cm. Museo del Prado, Madrid The Descent from the Cross (or Deposition of Christ, or Descent of Christ from the Cross) is a panel painting by the Flemish artist …   Wikipedia

  • The Descent from the Cross — is the central panel of a triptych painting by Peter Paul Rubens in 1612 1614. The painting is the second of Rubens s great altarpieces for the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp. The subject was one Rubens returned to again and again in his career.… …   Wikipedia

  • The Deposition from the Cross (Pontormo) — The Entombment Artist Jacopo Pontormo Year circa 1525–1528 Type Oil on wood Dimensions 313 cm × 192 cm (123 in × 76 in) Location …   Wikipedia

  • deposition from the cross — a work of art representing Christ s descent from the cross * * * Deposition from the Cross, 1. the taking down of Christ s body from the cross. 2. the representation of this in a work of art …   Useful english dictionary

  • Descent into the Depths of the Earth — The cover of the Descent into the Depths of the Earth compilation module, with art by Jim Roslof. The artwork depicts a party of adventurers fighting a band of kuo toa. Code D1–2 Rules required Advanced Dungeons Dragons 1st editio …   Wikipedia

  • The Elevation of the Cross (Rubens) — The Elevation of the Cross is a triptych painting by Rubens.Rubens painted The Elevation of the Cross after returning to Flanders from Italy. There is a clear influence of Italian Renaissance and Baroque artists Caravaggio, Tintoretto,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sign of the Cross — For other uses, see Sign of the Cross (disambiguation). The Sign of the Cross (Latin: Signum Crucis), or crossing oneself, is a ritual hand motion made by members of many branches of Christianity, often accompanied by spoken or mental recitation… …   Wikipedia

  • Soldiers of the Cross Church — The Evangelical International Church of the Soldiers of the Cross of Christ (also known as the Soldiers of the Cross Church but unrelated to Arnold Murray and Roy Gillaspie s organizations) was organized in the early 1920s by an American… …   Wikipedia

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