The engraving after this drawing was executed by Pieter van der Heyden.
The Descent of Christ into Limbo
Pen and brown ink, contours incised
Signed at lower left: BRUEGEL; inscribed at lower left in the margin by a different hand: 1561; in the margin by a different hand: Toblite o porte capita vestea attollimine fores sempiterne et ingredietur Rex ille gloriosus (free version of Psalm 24:9, 'Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in')
29.4 cm x 22.3 cm
CC BY (Creative Commons 4.0)