Workshop of Tilman van der Burch, The Dormition of the Virgin

Late 15th century
Oak
The Cloisters, New York City

Eleven Apostles perform the funeral service for the Virgin Mary, whose soul has been taken to Heaven. The twelfth Apostle, St. Thomas, is in the upper right corner receiving Mary's belt from her. (For that episode, see the page on the Assumption.)

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Photographed at the Cloisters by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.