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The presentation of Jesus to the priest of the Temple. Coloured lithograph by F.S. Hanfstaengl after P. Caliari, il Veronese.

Veronese, 1528-1588.

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The man on the crook next to Mary may be Simeon. Behind him a woman brings two doves as a gift to the temple. A man holds a golden statue on the altar; it is composed of a nude reclining on the forehead of a horned monster. A cherub embraces a dog in the foreground

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Die Darstellung des Messias im Tempel. Original Gemaelde von Paul Veronese. Höhe 6' 4£" Breite 14' 6" ...

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : Herausgegeben v. Franz Hanfstaengl ([Place of manufacture not identified] : Gedruckt bei dem Herausgeber)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour and gum arabic ; border 36.5 x 61.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24052i

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  • German


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