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Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Marcantonio Raimondi; Albrecht Dürer

Artwork Details

Presentation of Christ in the Temple
1506-1508
Marcantonio Raimondi; Albrecht Dürer
engraving on paper
11 ⅝ in x 8 ½ in (29.53 cm x 21.59 cm);20 ¾ in x 16 ¾ in x ⅞ in (52.71 cm x 42.55 cm x 2.22 cm);19 ½ in x 15 ½ in (49.53 cm x 39.37 cm)
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco
2017/1.571

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Physical Description:

A crowd gathers around an altar in a Temple. The christ child is held by a bearded man, Simeon, on the right, while across the surface a woman kneels, holding a cage up to the altar. Behind the kneeling woman are Joseph (bald, in a large sleeved garment), Mary, and Anna (who is pointing to Mary). 

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