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The High Priest Rejects Joachim's Offering
  • Marcantonio Raimondi, artist
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • The High Priest Rejects Joachim's Offering, 1506
  • Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 292 x 216 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0050.01
Label Text

Interior (temple scene?) with a table in the foreground. There are people on all sides of the table and several of them are holding out offerings such as animals. There is a figure in Priest's dress on the back side of the table, pushing away a sheep that is being offered by a male figure (identified as Joachim) on the other side of the table. There is a chandelier hanging above the table. There is an arched hallway behind a curtain on the left side.