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Presentation of the Christ in the Temple
  • Marcantonio Raimondi, artist
    circa 1470/1482–1527/1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • Presentation of the Christ in the Temple, 1506
  • Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 292 x 213 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0050.11
Label Text

On the right side of the image is a priest figure holding an infant (identified as Christ). A woman kneels and places a small cage on table before the priest who holds the infant. To the left a man standing with his arms around a column. There are many other figures in the background.