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"wehklage rüber der körper von christ", öl von Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665, France)
Lamentation over the Body of Christ (1628-29) is an oil on canvas painting by Nicolas Poussin. This painting is one of the most effective of the early works by Poussin. The Lamentation of Christ is a very common subject in Christian art from the High Middle Ages to the Baroque. After Jesus was crucified, his body was removed from the cross and his friends and family mourned over his body. This event has been depicted by many different artists. The painting (101 x 145 cm) is in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich.