Christ and Two Marys

[The Risen Christ with the Two Marys in the Garden of Joseph of Aramathea]

William Holman Hunt

1847-c. 1900

Oil on canvas, laid down on panel

46 l/2 x 37 inches

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Hunt explains in his memoris that he began this painting early in his career, but since he was then an atheist felt he could not complete it. His conversion to a personal form of Christianity, which is supposed record in The Light of the World took place a few years later, but he did not take up this picture until 50 years later.