The Easter Story

The Passion of Christ

The story of the events leading up to and following the Crucifixion is known as Christ's 'Passion'.

To celebrate Easter discover the story of the Passion, told through paintings in the National Gallery Collection. Follow the links below to view the paintings online or visit to the Gallery to see them:

The Easter Story

Ugolino di Nerio: 'The Betrayal of Christ'
The Betrayal of Christ
Ugolino di Nerio
Rembrandt: 'Ecce Homo'
Ecce Homo
Rembrandt
Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece: 'The Deposition'
The Deposition
Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece
Michelangelo: 'The Entombment'
The Entombment
Michelangelo
Attributed to Jacopo di Cione and workshop: 'The Resurrection'
The Resurrection: Upper Tier Panel
Jacopo di Cione and workshop
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: 'The Supper at Emmaus'
The Supper at Emmaus
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio