Presentation of Christ in the Temple

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Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Marcantonio Raimondi

Artist Nationality
Italian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
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)

Credit Line
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco

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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On display

UMMA Gallery Location ➜ AMH, 1st floor ➜ 102 (Richard and Rosann Noel Gallery)