The Descent from the Cross is a scene from the Gospels in which Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus take down Jesus' body from the cross[1]. It is also known as the Deposition of Christ, as it symbolizes Jesus being taken away from his position[2]. Peter Paul Rubens painted a stunningly powerful depiction of this scene for the Chapel of Our Lady Outside the Walls at Leuven[3][4].

Meester van de Delbecq-Schreiber-Passie is an anonymous artist from the 15th or 16th century[1][2]. Their works include 'Noli me tangere' and 'Christ on the Cross'[1][3]. 116 images of their work can be found in the Look and Learn archive[4] and a painting of 'Christus aan het kruis' is held in the Rijksmuseum[5].

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