Jacopo Tintoretto

Christ Carried to the Tomb

Jacopo Tintoretto - Christ Carried to the Tomb

Jacopo Tintoretto
Christ Carried to the Tomb
c. 1565
164 x 127.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


Vanessa I. Schmid, with Julia I. Armstrong-Totten, The Orléans collection, Lewes, UK, 2018, fig. 6,6


Painted for the Dal Basso chapel, San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
Marquis of Caracena, Milan and Madrid, by 1668
acquired in Spain by Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, 1707/8
by descent in the Orleans collection at the Palais Royal, Paris, to Louis-Philippe-Joseph, Duc d'Orleans (Philippe Égalité)
by whom sold in 1791 to Viscount Walchiers
François de Laborde de Mereville
exhibited for sale at Bryan's Gallery, London, 1798-9 (nr.208), but reserved for the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater
by inheritance to the and Marquess of Stafford (later 1st Duke of Sutherland), Stafford House, London
by inheritance to Lord Francis Egerton, later 1st Earl of Ellesmere, Bridgewater House, London
by descent to the 5th Earl of Ellesmere (later 6th Duke of Sutherland) by whom placed on loan to the Gallery in 1945
purchased from the Ellesmere Trustees by private treaty with the aid of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, 1984

Other works by Tintoretto

Tintoretto and workshop Entombment

Tintoretto Danaë
late 1570s-early 1580s

Tintoretto Miracle of the Slave
Miracle of the Slave

Jacopo Tintoretto A Procurator of St. Mark's
A Procurator of St. Mark's
c. 1570

Tintoretto Self Portrait
Self Portrait
c. 1546-47