How did this get introduced, what did it say, and where did it go.

What is the significance to the passage argument of the information that the shepherds are already at the tomb rather than approaching it?

A It shows that they are not surprised by the reminder of death.

B It indicates the classicism of Poussin’s vision.

C It ensures that the viewer interprets the inscription as an epitaph.

D It emphasizes the simplicity of the tomb.