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The High Priest Refuses Joachim's Sacrifice,pl. 1 from the series The Life of the Virgin after the woodcuts by Albrecht Dürer
The High Priest Refuses Joachim's Sacrifice,pl. 1 from the series The Life of the Virgin after the woodcuts by Albrecht Dürer
Date:
early 16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
28.4 x 20.9 cm (image); 28.7 x 21 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36930
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The high priest pushes back over the table the lamb offered for sacrifice by Joachim. Other sacrificial offerings lie on the table, people gather around. All staged under an arch and before a curtain.