Against a dark background, the dead Christ is supported on a winding-sheet by two angels, one in a predominantly blue, the other in a red, robe.

The figures occupy the lower two-thirds of the composition although the wing of the angel, to the right of the spectator, against the white of which the head of Christ stands out, reaches almost to the top of the painting.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Queens Road, Bristol, Greater Bristol, BS8 1RL
0117 922 3571

Opening times

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays and Mondays during Bristol school holidays. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

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