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In this painting, artist Gerard David depicts the Virgin, John the Evangelist, and Mary Magdalene mourning over the body of Christ on the hilltop of Golgotha. The Lamentation of Christ was a popular subject during the Renaissance, and David painted several version. To find out more about this painting, join our Spotlight Gallery Conversations this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 11:00 a.m.”Lamentation,” c. 1515–20, by Gerard David

In this painting, artist Gerard David depicts the Virgin, John the Evangelist, and Mary Magdalene mourning over the body of Christ on the hilltop of Golgotha. The Lamentation of Christ was a popular subject during the Renaissance, and David painted several version. To find out more about this painting, join our Spotlight Gallery Conversations this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Lamentation,” c. 1515–20, by Gerard David

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    lady on the right: “EHHH? i can’t hear you. Is jesus or is jesus not coming to dinner to our house tonight? i am making...
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