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Presentation in the Temple (fol. 93v)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Presentation in the Temple (fol. 93v)
  • Description:

    The Virgin Mary kneels in front of the altar. The High Priest, Simeon, is holding the Christ Child, who sits on the altar. Joseph stands in front of it holding a long candle and his staff. A handmaiden behind him carries three turtle doves in a basket, offered as sacrifice for the Purification of the Virgin, an event likely to have taken place at the same time.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: None: Deus in adiutorium meum intende

  • Date range: [ca. 1440-1460]
  • Date: 1450
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:34
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 14:09