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The Presentation of the Virgin
  • Orazi Sammachini
    born: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • The Presentation of the Virgin, late 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy (Bolognese)
  • sepia ink, wash on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.5 x 21.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 x 8 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Elizabeth M. Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0036

On the left side is a staircase. A group of people stands at the top of the stairs and a little girl is running up the stairs towards them. In the lower left corner stands a man holding a long pole. Next to this man are two figures, one child and a crouching adult. There is a group of people standing near the lower right corner. In the background is an arched hallway.