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The Presentation in the Temple, after Veronese
The Presentation in the Temple, after Veronese
Date:
1739
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Chiaroscuro Woodcut From Four Blocks
Dimensions:
53 x 38 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

LL recto: Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1769-1830 (L. 2446);
Marcus Sopher (cat. 78);

Accession Number:
1991.1.137
Acquisition Date:
1992-01-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Before a triumphal arch, the Virgin kneels to hold the Christ child for the adoration of the rabbi before an altar. A woman nearby holds a cage with two doves, a boy brings a lamp, onlookers peer in.