Sunday, May 21, 2017

Presentation in the Temple



Presentation in the Temple
Giotto ca. 1267 – 1337
fresco (200 × 185 cm) — 1304-06


Luke 2:27 - And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,

One of Giotto's frescoes from his series on the life and passion of Jesus, in the Arena Chapel in Padua.

A priest returns the infant to its mother. Joseph and an unidentified woman are by her side. On the far right, a possible Saint Anna.
>>>> Arena Chapel

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