The Descent from the Cross (Rubens, 1617)

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Descent from the Cross
La descente de croix Rubens.jpg
Artist Peter Paul Rubens
Year 1617
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 425 cm × 295 cm (167 in × 116 in)
Location Palais des beaux-arts de Lille
For the painting by this artist of the same title for Antwerp Cathedral, see The Descent from the Cross (Rubens).

The Descent from the Cross is a painting by Peter Paul Rubens, produced around 1616-1617 for the chapel of the Capuchin convent in Lille. It was seized by France and was part of the founding collection of the Palais des beaux-arts de Lille, where it is still housed.

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