Jesus presented in the Temple

Title: 
Jesus presented in the Temple

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Object Name: 
Reverse Painting
Title: 
Jesus presented in the Temple
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2012.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.3 cm, W: 32.2 cm, D: 2.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1600
Primary Description: 
Reverse-painted Panel, "Jesus presented in the Temple". Glass, paint, wood, metal; painted, assembled. Reverse-painted panel following the Bible passage Luke 2:22-33. The painting depicts Joseph and Mary taking Jesus to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, showing Joseph, Mary, and Simeon holding the newly born child, priests and temple servants. Wood frame with metal mounts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fischer, Jurgen, Former Collection
2012-02
Inscription: 
15-
inscription
Pencil on reverse
6149/6
label
Affixed on reverse
Nr. / 132
label
Affixed on front