Requires Photography

The Entombment

late 16th century
Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, last half of the 16th century)

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler 3; Le Blanc 4; Korn pp. 73-75; Baseggio pp. 21-23, #3; see Bartsch XII, 45, 25 for Andreani's copy


Sheet: 68.1 x 43.9 cm (26 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)(trimmed within the image)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Condition: a vertical crack left of center; a tear across the center; wormholes; a plug inserted changing the head of the man on the far right; another plug adding two women at upper left, which corresponds to the Andreani chiaroscuro

This impression has an inscription in the block, at the bottom right, “Gioseppe / Scolari inv”. The other MFA impression, 1975.540, does not have this inscription.


Carved in the block, lower right, "Gioseppe / Scolari inv". The other MFA Impression, 1975.540, does not have this inscription.


Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)


W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen