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Oil painting - The Sepulchre
  • The Sepulchre
    Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881
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The Sepulchre

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1843 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil on canvas entitled 'The Sepulchre' depicting a dead Christ laid on a stone before a pair of mourning angels.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


1843 (painted)


Claxton, Marshall, born 1813 - died 1881 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'M Claxton'
Signed by the artist, lower left


Height: 126.4 cm approx., Width: 174.7 cm approx.

Object history note

Given by the artist, 1867

Descriptive line

Oil painting entitled 'The Sepulchre' by Marshall Claxton. Great Britain, 1843.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 26-27


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Death; Angels; Mourning


Paintings; Death; Religion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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