Holbein: Good Friday

Hans holbein, The body of Christ in the tomb, ~ 1522. Kunstmuseum, Basle
Hans Holbein, The body of Christ in the tomb, ~ 1522. Kunstmuseum, Basle

Click on it to appreciate the detail, and the extraordinary coffin-like framing device.  Here are two appreciations, one measured and thoughtful, the other a bit over the top.  The painting is as accurate a portrayal of the events of Good Friday as you can get.

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