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Giotto: Presentation in the Temple

Giotto ca. 1267 – 1337

Presentation in the Temple

fresco (200 × 185 cm) — 1304-06 Museum Cappella degli Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Giotto biography

This work is linked to Luke 2:27

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.

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Title: Giotto: Presentation in the Temple
Author / citation: here
First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 7 February 2009