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The Entombment:Figure holding crown of thorns
The Entombment:Figure holding crown of thorns
In the lower right border, an elderly well-dressed figure, possibly Joseph of Arimathea or Nicodemus, reverentially holds the crown of thorns in a shawl. He wears a type of hat traditionally associated with Jews.


Lieven van Lathem
Flemish, Ghent, 1469 and about 1471
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, silver paint, and ink on parchment
2 1/2 x 1 13/16 in.
MS. 37, FOL. 119V