Current knowledge


The Entombment of Christ

Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) 749
Current measurements: 
148cm x 212cm

This grave picture by Titian, one of the high points of the painter’s career, came from the Mantua sale and formed a pair with no. 9 in this room (the Supper at Emmaus). It was certainly among the King’s most cherished possessions.

Sale Inventory c.1649-51
Walpole Society reference (1972):