Deposition (van Dyck, 1635)

The Deposition or Lamentation over the Dead Christ is a painting by the Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck.[1] Dating to 1635, it is one of his final treatments of the subject. It was commissioned by Cesare Alessandro Scaglia, who intended it to hang over his tomb in the Recollects Convent in Antwerp. It is now in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp.[2]

Lamentation over the Dead Christ
Bewening van Christus, Anthony van Dyck, (1635), Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, 404.jpg
ArtistAnthony van Dyck
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions115 cm × 208 cm (45.2 in × 81.8 in)
LocationRoyal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Antwerp


  1. ^ "Bewening Christus Antoon van Dyck uit Antwerpen in Rijksmuseum Twenthe - -". Retrieved 2015-11-25.
  2. ^ "The Lamentation of the Dead Christ - KMSKA". Retrieved 2015-11-25.