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Presentation in the Temple (fol. 82r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Presentation in the Temple (fol. 82r)
  • Description:

    The Virgin Mary kneels by the altar and presents the Christ Child to the High Priest, Simeon, who is holding a white cloth. A handmaiden behind the Virgin carries two 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. Joseph stands behind the altar, holding a long candle.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: Presentation in the Temple: Deus in adiutorium meum intende

  • Date range: [1450-1475]
  • Date: 1462
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:35
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 13:42