Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Lamentation

The Lamentation
Giotto ca. 1267 – 1337
fresco (200 × 185 cm) — 1304-06

Matthew 27:59 - And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

One of Giotto's frescos from his series on the life and passion of Jesus, in the Arena Chapel in Padua.

After his death Jesus is mourned over by a small group of followers, among whom his mother. After that, they lay him in his grave.
>>>> Arena Chapel

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