The Burial of Christ

size(cm): 30x25
Sale price£88 GBP


Carl Bloch's painting "The Burial of Christ" is a masterpiece of religious art that has captivated viewers since its creation in 1871. This artwork is a moving and moving depiction of Jesus' death and burial.

Bloch's artistic style is impressive in this painting, using a realistic technique to create an image that appears almost photographic. The composition of the painting is very interesting, as Bloch uses diagonal perspective to create a sense of depth and movement in the image.

Color also plays an important role in this artwork, as Bloch uses dark, somber tones to create an atmosphere of sadness and pain. However, there are also touches of light and color in the painting, such as Jesus' white robe, which symbolizes purity and hope.

The story behind the painting is equally fascinating. Bloch was a Danish artist who converted to Christianity and drew inspiration from the Bible to create much of his artwork. "The Burial of Christ" was commissioned by St. Paul's Church in Copenhagen and became one of Bloch's most famous works.

There are many little-known aspects of this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Bloch used his wife and son as models for the characters in the painting. Additionally, the painting was restored in the 1990s and it was discovered that Bloch had painted a nude man in the lower right corner of the image, which was covered in a layer of paint sometime after its creation.

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