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Joachim and the Angel, third plate from the series The Life of the Virgin
Joachim and the Angel, third plate from the series The Life of the Virgin
Artist:
Date:
1511
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 306 x 213 mm (12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.) Cropped
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1968.12.1
Acquisition Date:
1968-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Philip N. Lilienthal, Jr. in memory of Sadie Adriani

Exhibition History:

CPLH, The Bruno & Sadie Adriani Memorial Exhibition, Sept 18 - Nov 14, 1976.

Angel bearing a ??? appears to Joachim, who kneels with hands upraised. Witnesses are an astonished pair of shepherds and a piper who has dropped his club. Rams fight in the background, and a hound lies apparently undisturbed to one side.